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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

Prevalence of thalassemia in antenatal patients in a rural tertiary care centre of western Uttar Pradesh

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Author Details : Neelam Swaroop, Priyanka Laspal*, Shikha Seth, Vandana Verma

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 469-471

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Anaemia in pregnant women is a serious world-wide public health problem with adverse pregnancy
outcomes. Haemoglobinopathies and thalassemia constitute a major bulk of non communicable genetic
diseases in India. The present study is being done to know the prevalence of thalassemia in a rural tertiary
care centre of Western Uttar Pradesh, India. A total of 340 anaemic pregnant women were included in our
study. Out of 340 pregnant females, 71.47% were found to have iron deficiency anaemia, megaloblastic
(18.23%), dimorphic anaemia (6.2%) and haemoglobinopathies 4.1%.

Keywords: Heamoglobinopathies, Rural region, Antenatal care, Anemia.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijogr.2019.102

How to cite : Swaroop N, Laspal P, Seth S, Verma V, Prevalence of thalassemia in antenatal patients in a rural tertiary care centre of western Uttar Pradesh. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2019;6(4):469-471

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