Volume : 08, Issue : 01, January – 2021
135.TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE OF IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA IN MENOPAUSAL WOMEN.
Dr Amna Tariq, Dr Roop Jawaid, Dr Sanaullah
A major public health concern around the globe is anemia which also includes developing countries. An overall prevalence of severe anemia around the globe among non-pregnant women of reproductive age has approximately 1.1% typically affecting 19 million non-pregnant women. According to a report presented in 2013 demonstrate that among non-pregnant Chinese women the prevalence of severe anemia was 0.3%. In America there is 5% prevalence of iron deficiency anemia. It is the most common nutritional deficiency appears in both developed and under developed country.
The study has concluded that pre-menopausal were seen more anemic as compared to post-menopausal. The main reason could be menstrual irregularities which end up with iron deficiency anemia. Female in their late 40’s must keep on checking their hb level to prevent severe deficiencies.
Cite This Article:
Please cite this article in press Amna Tariq et al, To Assess The Prevalence Of Iron Deficiency Anemia In Menopausal Women., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2021; 08(1).
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