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Research proposal anemia

  1. 1. Research proposal Group “5” Angira Chy, Bishnu Mainali, Durga Chaulagai, Ranjana Chy, Rashmi Niroula, TulshaDahal
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Objectives To find out prevalence of anemia among the adolescent girls in slum area of eastern Nepal To find out association between prevalence of anemia and selected demographical variables.
  5. 5. Hypothesis H0 :There is no association between anemia and selected demographical variables. H1 : There is association between anemia and selected demographical variables.
  6. 6. Variables Dependent variables  Anaemia Independent variables  Age  Economic status  Educational status / literacy  Occupation  Type of Family  Cultural practice  Availability of health services
  7. 7. Measurement of variables Variables Operational definition Scale of measurement Age Age at completed year Numerical, discrete Education Completed year of schooling of respondent. Based on modified Kupuswami’s scale Ordinal Occupation Occupation of respondent based on modified Kupuswami’s scale Categorical Income Average monthly income of the family from all sources in Nepali currency Numerical Type of Family Categorical, nominal Marital status Categorical, nominal Socioeconomic status Classified a/c to modified Kupuswami’s scale Ordinal
  8. 8. Conceptual framework Economic Status Age Availability of Health services Education Anemia Cultural Practice Occupation Type of Family
  9. 9. Methodology Study design  Descriptive and cross-sectional Study area  Slum area of selected municipality of Eastern Nepal Study population  The total adolescent of slum community living in selected municipality
  10. 10. Methodology…… Sampling frame  List of all adolescents of slum area of selected municipality Sampling unit  Sampling unit was taken as individual adolescent aged between 10-19 years. Sample size  Using formula 4pq/L2
  11. 11. Methodology…… Sampling method  Multistage sampling Eastern Nepal Municipality Ward Slum area
  12. 12. Methodology…… Data Tools and Techniques: Semi-structured questionnaires will be used for interview, haemoglobinometer will be used for Hb test. 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 test
  13. 13. Delimitation of study Adolescent girls from 10 to 19 years only from selected slum area will be included in the study.
  14. 14. Inclusion criteria  Only adolescent girls who comes direct contact with us during data collection period. Permanent resident at least 3 months in selected slum area.
  15. 15. Ethical consideration  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.
  16. 16. Work Plan Month Identification of Problems Literature review Proposal development Proposal finalization Data Collection Data analysis and interpretation Report writing Report finalization Dissemination at BPKIHS Chaitra Baisakh Jestha Asar
  17. 17. Budgeting Budget Item Total budget (NRs) Stationaries 5,000 Printing cost 30,000 Training to data enumerators 30,000 Hemoglobinometer and test kit 30,000 Transportation 30,000 Allowances for data enumerators 60,000 Refreshment 50,000 Internet 5,000 Miscellaneous 10,000 Total 250,000
  18. 18. 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: ________________________________ Date: ________/________/________ Day Month Year Respondent agrees to be interviewed ...…………. Signature of the Respondent ____________________________ Respondent does not agree to be interviewed ….. ….. (End Interview)
  19. 19. QUESTIONNAIRE SECTION -A: DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION 1) Age : ………Yrs 2) Marital status a) Unmarried ( ) b) Married ( ) 3) Education: ………class (passed) 4) Occupation a) Unemployment ( ) b) Unskilled worker ( ) c) Semi skilled worker ( ) d)Skilled worker e) Shop owner/ Farmer ( ) f) Semi profession g) Profession ( )
  20. 20. Thank you