Background: Anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells is insufficient to meet the body’s physiologic needs. The present study was conducted to assess the cases of anemia. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 225 patients visited to department. Patient information such as name, age, gender, family history, dietary history and hemoglobin (Hb) level was estimated by the cyanmethemoglobin method. Results: Out of 225 patients, male were 90 and females were 135. Mild anemia was seen in 30 males and 50 females. Moderate was seen in 25 males and 20 females. Severe was seen in 35 males and 65 females. Socio- economic status was low in 40 males and 51 females, middle in 30 males and 50 females and high in 20 males and 34 females. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Anemia was common in females. Severe type was common and patients with low socio- economic status was seen in maximum patients.
Key words: Anemia, Hemoglobin, Socio- economic
Received: 19 April, 2019 Revised: 27 July 2019 Accepted: 28 July 2019
Corresponding Author: Dr. Bharat Bhushan Sardana , Department of General Medicine, Rajshree Medical Research Institute, Bareilly, U.P., India
This article may be cited as: Sardana BB. Assessment of cases of Anemia in patients reporting to a Tertiary Health Care Centre- A Clinical Study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(8): 136-139.