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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 3
First page : ( 321) Last page : ( 323)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00069.1

A Pre-Experimental study to assess the effectiveness of iron tablet with water containing Lemon and Jaggery among anemic females in Sherpur community area Ludhiana, Punjab

Jagmandeep Kaur*, Sharma Kanika**

Associate Professor, MOH Collage of Nursing, Ludhiana, 141009, Punjab

*Corresponding Author E-mail: cutejag85@gmail.com

**kanikasharma863@gmail.com

Online published on 10 August, 2020.

Abstract

Introduction

Anemia is the clinical condition that result from an insufficient supply of healthy red blood cells to oxygenate the body's tissue adequately results in hypoxia. Iron deficiency anemia is a condition due to decreased haemoglobin synthesis. Anemia is a major killer in India. One in every two Indian women suffer for anemia 20% of maternal death are due to anemia.

Objectives

To assess the pre test level of haemoglobin among anemic females in Sherpur community area, to assess the effectiveness of iron tablet with water containing lemon and jaggery among anemic females in Sherpur community area,to assess the post test level of haemoglobin among anemic females in Sherpur community area, to find out associaton between pre test and post test level of haemoglobin among anemic females with their selected demographic variables age, dietary habits, residence, replace diet with junk food, sanitation, education, economic status in Sherpur community area.

Material and Method

Quantitative approach and pre experimental research design was used and study was conducted in sherpur community area, Ludhiana. Through purposive sampling 30 anemic females were selected and HemoCueHB 201+ complies with the IVD Medical Device Directive 98\79\EC and carries CE mark tool was used for collection data. Data collection procedure was done from 24 dec to 24 jan 2019 for one month.

Results

The finding of present study revealed that majority of had moderate level of Hb in pretest test. In post test after implementation of water containing lemon jaggery and iron tablet the majority of anemic females had moderate level of Hb in pretest. Replace diet with junk food had significant effect on Hb level in Post test.

Conclusion

Hence it was concluded that iron tablet with water containing lemon and jaggery have significant effect on anemic females.

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Keywords

Anemia, Hb, lemon, jiggery, iron tablet, Anemic females.

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