Vinay Kumar G, Nisha P Nair
Mr. Vinay Kumar G1, Mrs. Nisha P Nair2
1Assistant Lecturer, Community Health Nursing Department, JSS College of Nursing, Mysore
2Assistant Professor, Community Health Nursing Department, JSS College of Nursing, Mysore
Volume - 3,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2015
Introduction: In India, Anemia continues to be a major public health nutritional problem in India, and has adverse health and economic implications
Aims and objectives: The aim of the study was to screen anaemia among rural women (18-45yrs) in the selected rural area of Mysore with a view to develop an information booklet
Approach and design: In the study, exploratory descriptive approach was used.
Samples and sampling criteria: The Anemia was screened among 90 rural women by Sahli-Hellige method.
Results: Results of the study revealed that, 13.33% of women belongs to normal (>12gm/dl), 32.22% of women belongs to mild (10-12gm/dl) anaemia, 28.89% of women belongs to moderate (8-10gm/dl) anaemia and 25.56% of women belongs to severe (<8gm/dl) anaemia.
Conclusion: Thus study concludes that, there it is a need to strengthen the activities related to anemia in rural area.
Cite this article:
Vinay Kumar G, Nisha P Nair. A Study for the Screening of Anaemia among the Women (18-45yrs) in Selected Rural Areas of Mysore with a View to Develop an Information Booklet. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(1):Jan. - Mar., 2015; Page 46-48.