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Hematology. 2011 May;16(3):190-2. doi: 10.1179/102453311X12953015767455.

Incidence of anemia and effect of nutritional supplementation on women in rural and tribal populations of eastern and northeastern India.

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Department of Genetics, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan, Calcutta, West Bengal, India. madhusnata_de@yahoo.com

Abstract

Screening of women of child bearing age among the tribal and rural population of different north eastern and eastern states of India was performed. More than 50% of women in some areas were found to have anemia. As part of the study nutritional supplementation was given to a proportion of the anemic population, comparing the effects of Spirulina, a compound containing vitamins and micronutrients and an iron-folic acid-B12 supplement. Follow-up of the cases was done over a period of one year and the impact of supplementation and a comparison of the two compounds made.

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