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The Journal of Community Health Management

Assessment of anemia in pregnant women at a tertiary care centre in Western Maharashtra, India

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Author Details: Viresh Ashok Nandimath*

Volume : 5

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2394-2738

Print ISSN : 2394-272X

Article First Page : 125

Article End Page : 130


Introduction: Deficiency of anemia is a prevalence cause of nutritional deficiency, lacking intake of iron-rich food and lower bioavailability of consumed iron required during pregnancy.
Objective: To assess the rate in pregnant women with lower haemoglobin for the determination if cause of anemia and to calculate daily caloric intake of anemia.
Materials and Methods: A tertiary care health institute based study carried out with enrolled patients from January 2007 to June 2009. A total of 113 pregnant women with low haemoglobin concentration, and less and controlled group respectively were included in the study.
Results: Out of 113 pregnant women divided into two groups, in group one, 30 pregnant women had haemoglobin concentration of 5gm% and group two, 83 pregnant women had haemoglobin concentration between 5.1 to 7gm%. The duration of pregnancy anemia detection were non significance (p = < 0 xss=removed> Conclusions: The higher rates of mortality were detected in lower haemoglobin level group, which shows high risk mortality in pregnant women with low level of blood.

Keywords: Anemia, Haemoglobin, Iron deficiency, Mortality, Nutrition.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2394-2738.2018.0029