A Study on Hookworm Infestation among Pregnant Women in a Rural Area of West Bengal

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  • ESI- Hospital, Kamarhati, 24 Pgs (N), W.B
  • Department of Community Medicine, IPGMER, Kolkata
  • Department of Community Medicine, RGKMC, Kolkata

Abstract

A third of global population are suffering from anemia, mostly due to iron deficiency, with disproportionately high prevalence in developing countries. Global estimates of anemia prevalence averaged 56 per cent with a range of 35 to75 per cent depending on geographic location. Worldwide 41.8 per cent of pregnant mothers are estimated to be anemic with higher prevalence (>50%) In developing countries.

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Published

2010-02-01

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Majumdar, T. K., Bisoi, S., & Haldar, D. (2010). A Study on Hookworm Infestation among Pregnant Women in a Rural Area of West Bengal. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 47(2), 51–56. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/4791

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