Prevalence of Anemia Among Children Under Five Years in Katerera Subcounty, Rubirizi District

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION............................................................................................................................ i

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................................. ii

DEDICATION..............................................................................................................................iii

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS/ACRONYMS............................................................................. iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ......................................................................................................... v

TABLE OF CONTENTS ............................................................................................................ vi

LIST OF FIGURES ..................................................................................................................... ix

ABSTRACT................................................................................................................................... 1

CHAPTER ONE ........................................................................................................................... 2

INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................................... 2

1.1 Background.............................................................................................................................................2

1.2 Problem Statement..................................................................................................................................3

1.3 Justification of the Study. .......................................................................................................................4

1.4 Research Question ..................................................................................................................................4

1.5 Research Objectives................................................................................................................................4

1.5.1 Broad objective ....................................................................................................................................4

1.5.2 Specific objectives...............................................................................................................................5

CHAPTER TWO .......................................................................................................................... 6

LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................................................ 6

2.1 Epidemiology..........................................................................................................................................6

2.2 Factors associated with anaemia .............................................................................................................6

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2.3 Diagnosis of anaemia ..............................................................................................................................7

2.3.1 Clinical estimation ...............................................................................................................................7

2.3.2 Laboratory diagnosis of anaemia .........................................................................................................7

CHAPTER THREE...................................................................................................................... 9

METHODOLOGY ....................................................................................................................... 9

3.1 Study design............................................................................................................................................9

3.2 Study setting............................................................................................................................................9

3.3 Study population .....................................................................................................................................9

3.3.1 Inclusion criteria ..................................................................................................................................9

3.3.2 Exclusion criteria .................................................................................................................................9

3.4 Sample size determination ......................................................................................................................9

3.6 Data collection tools .............................................................................................................................10

3.7 Assessment of Hb level in the blood.....................................................................................................11

3.8 Data analysis.........................................................................................................................................11

3.9 Ethical consideration.............................................................................................................................11

CHAPTER FOUR....................................................................................................................... 12

PRESENTATION OF RESULTS/FINDINGS......................................................................... 12

4.1 Socio-demographic features of children under five years in Katerera sub county ...............................12

4.2 The prevalence of anaemia among children under five years in Katerera sub-county .........................15

4.3 Factors associated with prevalence of anaemia (Hb

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ISMAEL, S (2022). Prevalence of Anemia Among Children Under Five Years in Katerera Subcounty, Rubirizi District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-anemia-among-children-under-five-years-in-katerera-subcounty-rubirizi-district

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ISMAEL, SEKIMULI "Prevalence of Anemia Among Children Under Five Years in Katerera Subcounty, Rubirizi District" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-anemia-among-children-under-five-years-in-katerera-subcounty-rubirizi-district. Accessed 08 Aug. 2022.

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ISMAEL, SEKIMULI . "Prevalence of Anemia Among Children Under Five Years in Katerera Subcounty, Rubirizi District". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Jul. 2022. Web. 08 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-anemia-among-children-under-five-years-in-katerera-subcounty-rubirizi-district >.

Chicago

ISMAEL, SEKIMULI . "Prevalence of Anemia Among Children Under Five Years in Katerera Subcounty, Rubirizi District" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 08, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-anemia-among-children-under-five-years-in-katerera-subcounty-rubirizi-district