Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Effectiveness of Beetroot juice on level of Anaemia among Adolescent girls



Address:   Radha. C1, Sumithra. S2
1Professor and HOD of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing Department, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Nursing, Pudukkottai, 622422. Dr MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India
2Principal, HOD of Child Health Nursing Department, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Nursing, Pudukkottai, 622422. Dr MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00050.4

ABSTRACT:
Background: The study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of Beetroot juice on level of anemia among adolescent girls in a selected college at Pudukkottai. The objectives of the study were to assess the level of hemoglobin before and after administration of beetroot juice among adolescent girls and to find out the association between the level of hemoglobin with the selected demographic variables after administration of beetroot juice. The research approach was quantitative quasi experimental pretest and posttest design. Sixty adolescent girls, fulfilling the inclusion criteria were selected by non Probability convenient sampling technique. The tools used for the study were the socio demographic profile of the adolescent girls to collect the baseline data and Taliques blot paper was used to assess the level of hemoglobin. The tool was validated by the experts in the respective field and the reliability was assessed by test retest method. Pre and post test level of hemoglobin was assessed before and after the administration of beetroot juice. The data analysis revealed that there was a significant increase in the level of hemoglobin among the adolescent girls after the administration of beetroot juice (p<0.05). there was no significant association between the level of hemoglobin with the demographic selected variables.
KEYWORDS:
Beetroot juice, Anemia, Hemoglobin level, Adolescent girls.
Cite:
Radha. C, Sumithra. S. Effectiveness of Beetroot juice on level of Anaemia among Adolescent girls. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(2):233-236.
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