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A study of compliance of anemic adolescent high school girls (AHSG) to iron supplementation and nutritional education and to find the effectiveness of these on scholastic performance, hematological parameters and BMI in selected schools of Udupi district.

Karkada, Suja (2009) A study of compliance of anemic adolescent high school girls (AHSG) to iron supplementation and nutritional education and to find the effectiveness of these on scholastic performance, hematological parameters and BMI in selected schools of Udupi district. Phd. Thesis thesis, Manipal University.

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Abstract

An evaluative research was carried out by Mrs. Suja Karkada on “A study of compliance of anemic adolescent high school girls (AHSG) to iron supplementation and nutritional education and to find the effectiveness of these on scholastic performance, hematological parameters and BMI in selected schools of Udupi district. It was conducted for the award of PhD degree from Manipal University. The objectives of the study were to determine the prevalence of anemia among adolescent high school girls (AHSG), to find the association between the prevalence of anemia with selected demographic variables (age, number of siblings, birth order, type of family), socio economic status (SES), body mass index (BMI) and attainment of menarche, to identify the demographic variables, scholastic performance, hematological parameters, BMI and SES of AHSG of intervention and control group on the 1st, 45th and 90th day, to find the effectiveness of FeSO4 supplementation and nutritional education in terms of increase in scholastic performance, hematological parameters and BMI in AHSG with mild anemia, to compare the scholastic performance, hematological parameters and BMI between intervention group 1 (iron supplementation) and group 2 (ragi porridge supplementation), between intervention groups and control group, to calculate the rate of compliance of anemic AHSG to the interventions, to find the effectiveness of reinforcement of intervention to the noncompliant groups in terms of increase in scholastic performance, hematological parameters and BMI.

Item Type: Thesis (Phd. Thesis)
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Community Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2011 05:21
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2011 05:21
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/755

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