Angira Chy, Bishnu Mainali,
Durga Chaulagai, Ranjana Chy,
Rashmi Niroula, TulshaDahal
PREVALENCE OF ANAEMIA
AMONG THE ADOLESCENT GIRLS
IN SLUM AREA OF EASTERN
Significance of the study
Number of interventions have been put in place to
address anemia in women.
It is a common public health problem in Nepal.
Anemia is one of the most prevalent conditions (4260%) among adolescent in Nepal.
A few studies carried out among adolescent girls in
Nepal. So this study may help to some extent in policy
making and programme implementation
To find out prevalence of anemia among
the adolescent girls in slum area of eastern
To find out association between prevalence
of anemia and selected demographical
H0 :There is no association between anemia and
selected demographical variables.
H1 : There is association between anemia and selected
Educational status / literacy
Type of Family
Availability of health services
Measurement of variables
Scale of measurement
Age at completed year
Completed year of schooling of respondent.
Based on modified Kupuswami’s scale
Occupation of respondent based on modified
Average monthly income of the family from
all sources in Nepali currency
Type of Family
Classified a/c to modified Kupuswami’s scale
of Health services
Type of Family
Descriptive and cross-sectional
Slum area of selected municipality of Eastern Nepal
The total adolescent of slum community living in
List of all adolescents of slum area of selected
Sampling unit was taken as individual adolescent
aged between 10-19 years.
Using formula 4pq/L2
Data Tools and Techniques: Semi-structured questionnaires will be used for
interview, haemoglobinometer will be used for Hb
Validity of tools : Pre-testing of tools will be done before the data
collection in the similar setting.
Analysis of Data: Mean, Median, S.D. Chi square
Delimitation of study
Adolescent girls from 10 to 19 years only from
selected slum area will be included in the study.
Only adolescent girls who comes direct contact
with us during data collection period.
Permanent resident at least 3 months in
selected slum area.
Informed consent and assent will be obtained
from adolescent girls and parents respectively,
who are in direct contact.
Details about confidentiality and data that are
used for research will only be mentioned in front
of the questionnaire.
Identification of Problems
Data analysis and interpretation
Dissemination at BPKIHS
Total budget (NRs)
Training to data enumerators
Hemoglobinometer and test kit
Allowances for data enumerators
Oral Informed Consent
Namaste! My name is ____________________________ and I am a student from BP KOIRALA INSTITUTE OF
HEALTH SCIENCES. We are conducting a study that collects information on the factors affecting anemia. In this
interview we will ask you a number of questions related to the topic. We would very much appreciate your
participation in this study. The information you provided will help the concerned program managers to improve
the overall health services in the country. This questionnaire usually takes about half an hour to complete.
Whatever information you provide will be kept strictly confidential and no information identifying you will ever
be released to anyone outside of this information-collection activity.
Participation in this study is voluntary, and you can choose not to answer any individual question or all of the
questions. You may also stop the interview completely at any time you wish without any consequences at all.
However, we hope that you will participate in this study and provide correct information to all the questions.
At this time, do you want to ask me anything about the purpose or content of this interview?
May I begin the interview now?
Signature of the Interviewer: ________________________________
Respondent agrees to be interviewed ...………….
Signature of the Respondent ____________________________
Respondent does not agree to be interviewed ….. …..
SECTION -A: DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
1) Age : ………Yrs
2) Marital status
a) Unmarried ( )
b) Married ( )
3) Education: ………class (passed)
a) Unemployment ( )
b) Unskilled worker ( )
c) Semi skilled worker ( )
e) Shop owner/ Farmer ( ) f) Semi profession