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Causes of anaemia among women in the Eastern region of India

Sayeed Unisa

Causes of anaemia among women in the Eastern region of India

a study of West Bengal

by Sayeed Unisa

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Published by International Institute for Population Sciences in Mumbai .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-18).

StatementSayeed Unisa ... [et al.].
SeriesIIPS working paper series -- 3
ContributionsInternational Institute for Population Sciences
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24908050M
LC Control Number2011323333

  Introduction. Anaemia is the most common nutritional disorder worldwide. According to WHO adolescent age group is defined as life span between years [].In India the prevalence of anaemia among adolescent girls were 56% and this amounts to an average 64 million girls at any point in time [].Studies conducted in different regions of India shown that the prevalence of anaemia was Cited by: 1. A study conducted in present-day Telangana among children aged one to six found anaemia prevalence to be %.A pan-India study of the same age group in found the figure to be %.

A report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in , showed that 48% women in the age group years in India, had haemoglobin concentrations lower than g/L (12g/dL) and were diagnosed as having about that, almost half of our female population in the prime of their lives possibly suffer from iron deficiency. When was the last time you got a CBC (Complete Blood. Objectives. We examined the influence of vegetarian diet on the risk of developing anaemia among Indian women and suggest initiatives for addressing diet-related iron-deficiency anaemia. Methods. We analysed data on diet, social class, and haemoglobin levels from the nationally representative Indian National Family and Health Survey /06 for a sample of 81, women aged 15&#;49 years Cited by:

India stands low on the list of nations dealing with problems arising out of iron deficiency–it is th among countries ranked for anaemia among women, th among for stunting in children under five, and th among for wasting in children .   Anemia prevalence in young children continues to remain over 70% in most parts of India and Asia despite a policy being in place and a program that has been initiated for a long time. The most common group among the causes for anemia is malnutrition and among that group, iron deficiency makes up the bulk of it. is also a brighter side.


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Causes of anaemia among women in the Eastern region of India by Sayeed Unisa Download PDF EPUB FB2

In India anaemia is particularly predominant in the eastern regions of India, which includes Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal. This study attempts to expl ore. the causes of anaemia among women in a. Request PDF | Causes of Anaemia among Women | In India anaemia is particularly predominant in the eastern regions of India, which includes Bihar, Orissa and West : Aparajita Chattopadhyay.

understand the causes of anaemia among women, our study focuses on West Bengal, a state in India where more than sixty percent of the women are suffering fro m anaemia. Causes of Anaemia Among Reproductive Age Women: An Intervention Study in the Eastern Region of India.

Anaemia is a major public health issue in India today. Anemia can be called our national disease and in fact it is a national calamity. The figures for anemia among women and children of India are truly staggering. It is estimated that more than half of all Indian women and ¾th of Indian children suffer from anemia.

cited as one of the chief reasons for this sorry state of affairs [7]. Anaemia remains to be major cause of maternal mortality and low birth weight in India [8]. Moderate and severe anaemia is seen even among educated families and the higher income group [19]. Pregnant women with Hb less than 8 g/dl constitute a high risk group [16].

SevenCited by: 7. Summary. The present study investigates the socioeconomic risk factors of anaemia among women belonging to eastern Indian states.

An attempt has been made to find out differences in anaemia related to social class and place of residence, and age and marital by: Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit Nutrition for Health and Development World Health Organization.

The leading causes of anaemia in India are poverty, caste factors and poor sanitation. But frequent occurrences of malaria and worm infestations too result in high incidence of anaemia. A vegetarian diet is also linked with iron-deficiency anaemia, according to this   study.

There are sev eral types and classifications of anaemia. The occurrence of anaemia is due to the. various red cell defects such as production defect (aplastic anaemia), maturation defect Author: Soundarya N. Among UTs, surveyed for the first time), Dadra and Nagar Haveli fared the worst, with % of its women anaemic.

Interestingly, north-eastern states reported a dip in the number of anaemic women. In the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region [‎EMR]‎, the prevalence of anaemia in women and preschool children is high [‎2 - 60%]‎.

Anaemia in the EMR has many causes, such as low bioavailabitity of the iron consumed, high consumption of inhibitors of iron absorption, child-bearing patterns and parasitic infections. Health statistics of anemia in India with data about anemia among children, pregnant and non-pregnant women, and men in India.

Anaemia prevention and control. Anaemia is the world’s second leading cause of disability and thus one of the most serious global public health problems. Anaemia affects over half of pre-school children and pregnant women in developing countries and at least % in industrialized countries.

Anaemia, defined as a reduction in haemoglobin concentration, red-cell count, or packed-cell volume below established cut-off levels, is a widely discussed public health challenge that India is facing.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), anaemia among women is defined as a haemoglobin concentration of women aged 15 years and above, and a Cited by: 9.

Anaemia is a common disorder among women in India mostly during reproduc- tive time period where about 55 percent women aged between 49 have anaemia because of low dietary habit.

women in India are at a great disadvantage due to illiteracy and ignorance (Ghosh, ). Anaemia is a major public health problem worldwide, mostly among females of reproductive age in developing countries.

In India, the prevalence of anaemia among women of age group 15 to. women and pregnant women in each WHO region 8 Table Number of countries categorized by public health significance of anaemia 8 Figures Figure Anaemia as a public health problem by country (a) Preschool-age children 9 (b) Pregnant women 10 (c) Non-pregnant women of reproductive age 11 iv worldwIde prevalence of anaemIa – anemia among women is high in India especially among urban slum dwellers.

This scenario motivated the researchers to conduct study among urban slum women of reproductive age group and to identify the factors influencing anemia and thereby adopting preventive measures to improve the women Size: KB.

anaemia in women is not a problem confined to indian population but is a problem prevelent among women of developing countries and third world countries.

among the various causes of anemia iron and folic acid deficiency is the leading cause for anaenia among women. women have relatively higher requirement for iron and folic acid as compared to their male counterparts due to few.

59% Indian women are anaemic: Study Around 25 lakh women had undergone testing for anaemia between and Among women who underwent lipid profile tests, around 31% were found to have. In India, more than half (51%) of all women of reproductive age have anaemia, whereas more than one in five (22%) of adult women are overweight.

Inthe report showed that nearly 48% of women.New Delhi: Improving women’s education could be the single most important intervention to reduce India’s anaemia burden, apart from nutrition and health measures, said a study published in medical journal BMJ Global Health in August For the study, researchers from poverty, health and nutrition division of the Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and.