Background: Anemia is the most common indicator which is used to screen for iron deficiency. The present study was conducted to evaluate the cases with anemia in study group. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 624 patients of both genders (males- 240, females- 384). Patient information such as name, age, gender, and Hemoglobin (Hb) level was estimated by the cyanmethaemoglobin method. In all patients, BMI was calculated. Results: Mild anemia was seen in 45% males and 58% females. Moderate was seen in 35% males and 10% females. Severe was seen in 20% males and 32% females. Low BMI was seen in 48% males and 60% females, normal in 25% males and 32% females and high in 27% males and 8% females. Socio- economic status was low in 62% males and 58%females, middle in 24% males and 26% females and high in 14% males and 16% females. Conclusion: Anemia is common among population. Females were commonly involved than males. Maximum cases were seen in low socio- economic cases.
Key words: Anemia, Females, Hemoglobin.
Received: 10 August 2018 Revised: 22 September 2018 Accepted: 25 September 2018
Corresponding author: Dr Durg Vijay Singh, Assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences Gadia Barabanki, U.P., India
This article may be cited as: Singh Y, Singh DV. Evaluation of Anemia in Study Population- A Clinical Study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2018;6(10):54-57.