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Vol : 7 , Issue : 5 , Month : May , Year : 2021
Journal Name : EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)
Title : THE PRESENCE OF ANAEMIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN AND ITS RELATION BY THE NUTRITIONAL CONSULTATION AND THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE SOURCES OF THE IRON IN EL-OBIED CITY-NORTH KORDOFAN STATE - SUDAN
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Author names : Mirghany Elnager Ahmed Ibrahim , Tahani Ahmed Mahmoud Doudi ,Mohammed Ismail Humaida
Abstract : Background: This study was conducted at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital in Elobied City - North Kordofan State, West of Sudan, in the period from December 2017 to December 2019, to detect the presence of anaemia among pregnant women, and to study the relation of the presence of anemia by consulting the doctor about the foods needed during the during the pregnancy, and by the knowledge about the sources of the iron. Methods: Systematic random sampling method was used to select 384 pregnant women. Data were collected by questionnaire, a blood samples were taken from all women chosen and analyzed by Mindray haematology analyzer to measure the hemoglobin level to detect the presence of anaemia. The data of questionnaire were analyzed by SPSS and the results presented in tables and figures showing the percentages. To find the relation between the presence of anaemia and some variables, the Chi- square test (McNemar,s test)was used. Results: Most pregnant women (75%) were have anemia. Most pregnant women (73.44%) have no knowledge about the sources of the iron, the majority of them (95.8%) don’t consult the doctor about the types of foods needed during the pregnancy period. Conclusion: The study discovered that lack of consulting the doctor about the types of foods needed during the pregnancy period contributed to the presence of anemia with (72.7 %), and lack of knowledge about the sources of the iron contributed to the presence of anemia with ( 54.9% ).
Keywords : Anaemia, Pregnant Women, Nutritional Consultation, El-Obied
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