An analysis of the etiology of anemia and iron deficiency in young women of low socioeconomic status in Bangalore, India.

@article{Thankachan2007AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the etiology of anemia and iron deficiency in young women of low socioeconomic status in Bangalore, India.},
  author={Prashanth Thankachan and Sumithra Muthayya and Thomas Walczyk and Anura V Kurpad and Richard F Hurrell},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={328-36}
}
BACKGROUND Anemia and iron deficiency are significant public health problems in India, particularly among women and children. Recent figures suggest that nearly 50% of young Indian women are anemic. OBJECTIVES Few studies have comprehensively assessed etiologic factors contributing to anemia and iron deficiency in India. Hence, this study assessed the relative importance of various factors contributing to these problems in young women of low socioeconomic status in Bangalore, India. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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