Iron and Folic Acid Consumption by the Ante-natal Mothers in a Rural Area of India in 2010

@inproceedings{Pal2013IronAF,
  title={Iron and Folic Acid Consumption by the Ante-natal Mothers in a Rural Area of India in 2010},
  author={Partha Pratim Pal and Shilpi Mishra Sharma and Tarun kumar Sarkar and Pevel Mitra},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The average rural Indian women enter her reproductive life, particularly in pregnancy, suffer from nutritional anemia due to iron deficiency. National program of India had implemented a strategy for supplementation of iron folic acid by means of iron folic acid (IFA) tablets at least 3 months during antenatal period. The study had been conducted to assess the proportion of pregnant mothers consumes the IFA tablets and the factors determine compliance. METHODS A cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING