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Effect of Carica Papaya Linn on Changes in Ferritin Levels of Anemia Pregnant Women Who Consume Iron Tablets

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 9)

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Authors : ; ; ;

Page : 519-521

Keywords : Anemic pregnant women; papaya Carica papayal; ferritin levels;

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Introduction Anemia is a decrease in the number of red blood cells or hemoglobin content of the blood. The largest group who can experience anemia is pregnant women. Existing research has suggested that the administration of concurrent Fe tablets of Vitamin C contained in plants and food ingredients can help iron absorption four times. In this study, Papaya (Carica Papaya L. ) became an alternative as a non-pharmacological therapy. Method quasi-experiment with non-randomized pretest and post-test design with control group design. The sample was 26 respondents. Data analysis used independent paired t-test and t-test. Results there were a significant increase in the intervention group and the control group with a value of 0.001. In the intervention group, there was just an average increase in ferritin levels 12.31ng / ml and in the control group 9.03ng / ml. Conclusion there is a significant increase in ferritin levels in anemic pregnant women who consumes Fe tablets after being given papaya (Carica papaya. L)

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