IMPACT OF SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS ON IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA AMONG ADOLESCENCE GIRLS IN DROUGHT PRONE VAIJAPUR TALUKA

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Published: 2022-11-30

Page: 1193-1198


BHIMRAO N. JADHAV *

Department of Zoology and Sociology, Vinayakrao Patil Mahavidyalaya, Vaijapur Dist., Aurangabad M.S., 423701, India.

SHESHRAO K. RATHOD

Department of Zoology and Sociology, Vinayakrao Patil Mahavidyalaya, Vaijapur Dist., Aurangabad M.S., 423701, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

More than two billion people worldwide having low level of haemoglobin and majority peoples belongs to developing country like India and other Asian country. It is very serious health problem among all age peoples. Women’s are more prone to this deficiency due to lot of reasons; one of them is heavy bleeding during menstrual discharge.  Along with this issue female from rural area do not having awareness about balanced diet and due to insufficient intake of minerals and other nutritive substances diet never fulfil the body  nutritional requirement and female become anaemic. Globally, iron deficiency is known to be the most common nutritional disorder. About 30% of the world's population are iron deficient (ID). 

In our investigation, Haemoglobin testing of 175 adolescence college girls, coming from various places of Vaijapur taluka, are carried out in special ‘Free Haemoglobin Check-up Camp’ in Vinayakrao Patil Mahavidyalaya Vaijapur Dist. Aurangabad M.S. India. From the entire participant, we fill up one survey form to identify the socioeconomic background of this entire participant. Our study showed that, 21.14% respondents were normal, 57.71% respondents having mild anaemia, 17.14% respondents having moderate anaemia and 4 % respondents were shows severe anaemia. In our study 42% female respondent facing menstrual irregularities and stress or anxiety which is one of the cause of anaemia.

Keywords: Hemoglobin, iron deficiency, anaemia, college girls


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JADHAV, B. N., & RATHOD, S. K. (2022). IMPACT OF SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS ON IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA AMONG ADOLESCENCE GIRLS IN DROUGHT PRONE VAIJAPUR TALUKA. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 5(1), 1193–1198. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/3229

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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_1372_21