Author(s): Shivakumar S. Ladde*, Dinesh S. Gujrathi, Dharashive V. M., Nagoba S. N.
To examine the prevalence of anaemia in Girl Students at Siddeshwar Vidhyalaya, Khasgi Tq-Omerga, Dist Osmanabad, Maharashtra. Material and Methods: The present study included 637 adolescent gir ls selected from Siddeshwar Vidhyalaya, Khasgi Tq-Omerga, Dist Osmanabad, Maharashtra and the study included the all adolescent girls are categorised into two groups i.e. Age Between 10-13yrs (5-8th Class) and Age Between 14-18yrs (9-12th Class). The Heamoglobin is estimated by Sahli’s/acid hematin Method. The severity of anaemia was categorized as severe (<7 g/dl), moderate (7-9.9 g/dl) and mild (10-11.9 g/ dl). Result: Present research findings revealed that out of 637 studied subjects, only 55.88 per cent adolescent girls were having normal haemoglobin value whereas 44.12 per cent were affected with various grades of anaemia i.e. 17.26per cent moderately anaemic and 26.84 per cent mildly anaemic. Conclusion: In the present study it conclude that anaemia in girls dueto malnutrition hence we advised to school health authority should impart nutrition education among school adolescents girls to prevent the nutrition anemia. Keywords: Anaemia, Haemoglobin, Adolescents, Khasgi.