Effectiveness of Adolescent Health Programme on knowledge regarding Iron deficiency anaemia among adolescent girls at Kabirdham District, Chhattisgarh

Effectiveness of Adolescent Health Programme on knowledge regarding Iron deficiency anaemia among adolescent girls at Kabirdham District, Chhattisgarh

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  • LCC Subject Category: Medicine, Health and Wellness, Nursing
  • Publisher's keywords: Prevention, anaemia, Adolescent girls.
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF
  • Time From Submission to Publication: 8

AUTHORS

    Kalpana B Joshi

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ABSTRACT

Adolescent period is a critical link between childhood and adulthood. Objectives of this study were to assess the effectiveness of adolescent health programme on knowledge regarding Iron deficiency Anaemia among adolescent girls and to associate the knowledge score with their selected demographic variables. An evaluative approach was used in the study, non-probability purposive sampling technique was used to select 120 adolescent girls from 60 adolescent girls from govt. higher secondary school and 60 from private higher secondary school and data was gathered using the structured knowledge questionnaire on iron deficiency anaemia. Data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics .in selected school. The study result showed that majority (76%) of study sample had poor knowledge, 2% had good knowledge and 22% had average knowledge on prevention of iron deficiency anaemia. Keywords:

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