Author(s): Vinay Kumar G, Usha N S, Nandish M P


DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00100.7   

Address: Mr. Vinay Kumar G1, Mrs. Usha N S2, Mrs. Nandish M P2
1Principal, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagara.
2Nursing tutor, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagara.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020

Objective: To assess the knowledge about anemia among the women of reproductive age (18-45years) Methodology: Questionnaire on demographic proforma. Knowledge about anemia was used to collect the data. An explorative descriptive method has been adopted and 90 women were selected for the study using simple random sampling technique. Result: Result of the study revealed that 42.22%of women have good knowledge, 33.33% of women have average knowledge and 24.44% of women have low knowledge about anemia. Conclusion: The reproductive age women in this region have good knowledge about anemia and its prevention but lack of practices also contribute to high prevalence of anemia.

Cite this article:
Vinay Kumar G, Usha N S, Nandish M P. A Study to assess knowledge about Anemia among the women (18-45years) at rural area of Mysore District. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2020; 10(4):471-473. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00100.7

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