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The Journal of Community Health Management


Thyroid Dysfunction and Anemia- A study among urban women in Trivandrum Kerala


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Author Details : KT Sreelatha Kumari, Remya Raveendran, N. Suresh Kumar

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 56-57


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Abstract

The current study analysed the thyroid profile and anemia status of 329 women of age group 18-50 years from Trivandrum the capital city of Kerala, India. About 39.4% (n= 129) of the population was found to have anemia. 16.4% were having high concentration of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). The prevalence of hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism were 4.86% (n=16) and 11.55% (n=38) respectively, and all of them were anemic.

Keywords:
Ypothyroidism, Subclinical hypothyroidism, Anemia, Thyroid dysfunction, Thyroid profile

How to cite : Kumari K S, Raveendran R, Kumar N S, Thyroid Dysfunction and Anemia- A study among urban women in Trivandrum Kerala. J Community Health Manag 2017;4(2):56-57

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