Prevalence of Anaemia and its Socio Demographic Determinants among Pregnant Women Attending Government Maternity Hospital, Tirupati, A.P.


  • Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Dept. of Community Medicine, Tirupati, AP, 517 507, India


The importance of anaemia as a major public health problem throughout the world is widely recognized. It is neglected in developing countries although. It is one of the most prevalent public health problems and has serious consequences for national development. Iron deficiency is attributable to Ground 50 per cent of all anemia and almost a million deaths every year with three-quarters of the deaths occurring in Africa and South-East Asia.

Subject Discipline

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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