World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Abstract

ANAEMIA IN CASES PRESENTING AT DHQ BAHAWALNAGAR

Huma Kanwal, Muhammad Luqman Ismail and Zaheer Akhter*

ABSTRACT

Objective: The determine the frequency of anemia in population presenting at District head quarter (DHQ) hospital, Bahawalnagar. Material and methods. This cross sectional study was carried out at DHQ Bahawalnagar during July 2017 to January 2018. In this study all the cases presenting to the same hospital for any reason irrespective of their gender with age more than 12 years were included. Anaemia was labelled as yes where the Hemoglobin levels was less than 13 g/dl in males and 12 g/dl in females. It was further subdivide into mild if between 10-13 g/dl, moderate if 8-9.9 g/dl and severe if less than 8 g/dl. Results; In the present study there were total 1127 cases. out of these 547 (48.54%) were males. The mean age was 46.23±8.57 years. Anemia was seen in 674 (59.8%) of the cases. Anemia was more seen in females affecting 373 (64.3%) of cases with p= 0.12. There were 13.8% cases having mild, 38.9% moderate and 7.1% had severe anemia. Conclusion; Anemia is seen in almost 2/3rd of the cases and majority of the cases has moderate degree of anemia.

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