Author(s): Shilpa. S, Muhammed Sabith K, Megha P, Kavya T.P, Athulya K.P, Babina Thomas, Midhila Raj, Roshni P.S, Shuhba K.M

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DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00036.7   

Address: Shilpa. S1, Muhammed Sabith K2, Megha P2, Kavya T.P2, Athulya K.P2, Babina Thomas2, Midhila Raj2, Roshni P.S2, Shuhba K.M2
1Lecturer, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, Almas College of Nursing, Kottakkal
2Third Year BSc Nursing Students, Almas College of Nursing, Kottakkal
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
A quantitative approach non experimental univariant descriptive research design was used for the study. 30 samples selected from school in Kottakkal were selected by non probability purposive sampling technique. Socio demographic data were assessed using socio-demographic performa. Data were analysed and interpreted by descriptive and inferential statistics. Data collection tool were structured interview schedule, checklist and Sahli’s hemometer for assessing hemoglobin level. Results and conclusion: The analysis revealed that, 83.3 percentage of adolescent girls have mild prevalence of anemia and 16.7 percentage of adolescent girls have moderate prevalence of anemia. There is a significant association between socio-demographic variables with prevalence of anemia. (pvalue<0.05).


Cite this article:
Shilpa. S, Muhammed Sabith K, Megha P, Kavya T.P, Athulya K.P, Babina Thomas, Midhila Raj, Roshni P.S, Shuhba K.M. To Assess the Prevalence of Anemia among Adolescent Girls in a selected High School in Kottakkal with a view to prepare a Module regarding prevention of Anemia. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(1):141-144. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00036.7


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