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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Assessment of knowledge on anemia and the effectiveness of lemon juice in improving Hemoglobin level among Adolescent

Mrs. Carolin P, Mrs. Aruna Devi

Keywords : Anemia, Lemon Juice & Hemoglobin Level

Citation Information : P MC, Devi MA. Assessment of knowledge on anemia and the effectiveness of lemon juice in improving Hemoglobin level among Adolescent. 2018; 11 (2):32-34.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-2-32

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To find out the level of knowledge regarding anemia on adolescent girls and to assess the effectiveness of lemon juice in improving Hemoglobin level. Method: Experimental (pretest posttest control group) design. Result: In this the mean pre test Hb level for the experimental and the control is 8.87 and 8.0. The mean post Hb level for the experimental and the control is 9.88 and 8.09 respectively. That is ‘p’ value is 0.000 which is less than 0.001 so highly significant. Conclusion: The consumption of the lemon juice has significant effectiveness in improving the haemoglobin level of the samples.


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