Prevalence of Anaemia Among Young Adult Females in Two Selected Grama Niladhari Areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka
Science Journal of Public Health
Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016, Pages: 430-434
Received: Aug. 15, 2016;
Accepted: Aug. 24, 2016;
Published: Sep. 10, 2016
Views 4050 Downloads 182
Samamalee Upekshi Kankanamge, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Sri Lanka
Sameera Ariyarathna, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Sri Lanka
Poruthotage Pradeep Rasika Perera, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Sri Lanka
Samamalee Upekshi Kankanamge,
Poruthotage Pradeep Rasika Perera,
Prevalence of Anaemia Among Young Adult Females in Two Selected Grama Niladhari Areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka, Science Journal of Public Health.
Vol. 4, No. 6,
2016, pp. 430-434.
Organization, W. H., Worldwide prevalence of anaemia 1993-2005: WHO global database on anaemia. 2008.
Campbell K, Anemia- causes and treatment, Nursing Times, 2003; 99 (43): 30.
Charles, C. V.; Summerlee, A. J.; Dewey, C. E., Anemia in Cambodia: Prevalence, etiology and research needs. Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition 2012, 21 (2), 171-181.
Jayathissa R, National Food Security Survey (NFSS), Current Nutritional status of children in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Nutrition Bulletin; 2009; 1: 5.
Hettiarachchi M, Liyanage C, Wickremasinghe R, Hilmers D C, Prevalence and severity of micronutrient deficiency, a cross-sectional study among adolescents in Sri Lanka, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, 2006; 15: 56-63.
Butt Z, Ashfaq U, Sherazi S F H, Jan N U, Diagnostic accuracy of "pallor" for detecting mild and severe anaemia in hospitalized patients, Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 2010; 60: 762-5.
Ranasinghe A W, Cuncheer S, Determination of iron status in a rural population in Sri Lanka, Prevalence of anemia and oral manifestations, Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: 1996; 87-90.
Loretta B, Sarala N, Alka G, Sharad G, and Alka K, Prevalence of anemia and its determinants among nonpregnant and pregnant women in India, Food Nutrition Bulletin; September 1998; 19 no: 205-209
Bowes M, Detsky A S, The relation of conjunctival pallor to the presence of anemia, Journal of General Internal Medicine, 1997; 12: 102-106.
Athukorala T M S, De Silva L D R, Iron status of adolescent females in three schools in an urban area of Sri Lanka, Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 1990; 36: 316-321.
de Silva A, Atukorala S, Weerasinghe I, Ahluwalia N, Iron supplementation improves iron status and reduces morbidity in children with or without upper respiratory tract infections, a randomized controlled study in Colombo, Sri Lanka, The American journal of clinical nutrition, 2003; 77: 234-241.
Batista M, Souza A I D, Miglioli T C, Santos M C D, Anemia and obesity, a paradox of the nutritional transition in Brazil, Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2008; 24: s247-s257.
Ghosh R and Bharati P, Haemoglobin status of adult women of two ethnic groups living in a peri-urban area of Kolkata city, India, a micro-level study, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2003; 12: 451-459.
Hyder S M, Persson L A, Chowdhury A M R, EkstroÈm E C, Anaemia among non-pregnant women in rural Bangladesh, Public health nutrition, 2001; 4: 79-83.
Jayatissa R, Ranbanda R M, Prevalence of challenging nutritional problems among adolescents in Sri Lanka, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 2006; 27: 153-160.
Liyanage C E, Thabrew M I, Goonaratne C, Iron deficiency anaemia in children aged 9-24 months a rural area in South of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Dental Journal, 1995; 24: 59-65.
Mc Lean E, Cogswell M, Egli I, Wojdyla D, de Benoist B, Worldwide prevalence of anaemia, WHO vitamin and mineral nutrition information system, 1993–2005, Public health nutrition, 2009; 12: 444-454.
Verma A, Rawal V S, Kedia G, Kumar D, Chauhan J, Factors influencing anaemia among girls of school going age (6–18 years) from the Slums of Ahmedabad city, Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 2004; 29: 25-26.
WHO/UNICEF/UNITED NATION UNIVERSITY, Iron deficiency anaemia, assessment, prevention and control, a guide for programme managers, 2001.