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Prevalence of anemia in primary and middle schools of Tehsil Dargai District Malakand Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan

By: Tahir Khan, Feroz Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman, Safiullah Khan Achakzai, Wahid Shah, Aisha Noreen, Syed Sikandar Habib, Noor Ahmed Bangulzai, Abdul Ghaffar, Muhammad Luqman Khan Bazai, Muhammad Zubair

Key Words: Prevalence, Anemia, Primary, Middle Schools, Tehsil Dargai, District Malakand.

Int. J. Biosci. 14(4), 64-68, April 2019.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/14.4.64-68

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Abstract

Anemia is a global health problem and extremely dominant in developing countries. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the incidence of anemia in school aged children. In the present study, 100 blood samples were collected from school going children, among these 22 (22 %) children were anemic and 78 (78 %) were normal. The 05 anemic children were recorded from Govt primary school Koper and 15 children were documented normal. The Govt primary school Qadar Kali has 04 anemic children, while 15 were documented normal. Total of 06 anemic and 14 children were recorded from Govt primary school Hijab Kali. Similarly out of 20 children were documented from Standard education Wazir Abad, among these 03 children were anemic. From the Sina public school Stanadaro Kali total of 10 children were recorded, among these 02 children were anemic and 08 were normal. Similarly total of 10 children were documented from Malakand children academy Koper, among these 02 children were anemic, while 08 were normal. The anemia cause different complications like affect the heart or lungs, such as an abnormally fast heartbeat or heart failure.

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Prevalence of anemia in primary and middle schools of Tehsil Dargai District Malakand Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan

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Tahir Khan, Feroz Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman, Safiullah Khan Achakzai, Wahid Shah, Aisha Noreen, Syed Sikandar Habib, Noor Ahmed Bangulzai, Abdul Ghaffar, Muhammad Luqman Khan Bazai, Muhammad Zubair.
Prevalence of anemia in primary and middle schools of Tehsil Dargai District Malakand Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan.
Int. J. Biosci. 14(4), 64-68, April 2019.
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