Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020)

The Effectiveness of Iron Tablets Consumption in Pregnant Women to Ferritin Levels in Ilir Timur I Palembang

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Romlah, Anjelina Puspita Sari
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Available Online 19 April 2021.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.002How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Pregnancy, Iron, Ferritin
Abstract
Since pregnant women who lack iron can cause iron deficiency anemia, this incidence must be prevented seriously. Based on the WHO data, the total population of anemia worldwide was 83.2% of 114 countries, while for Southeast Asia, it was 97.8%. Anemia in pregnant women in Indonesia ranked fourth with Thailand at 30%. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of consumption of iron tablets in pregnant women against serum ferritin levels. This observational analytic study used the pretest and posttest control group design. Sixteen pregnant women with the inclusion criteria: Second trimester pregnant women, a single pregnant. Fe tablets given to respondents were in accordance with government programs, and taking blood serum for ferritin levels collaboration with public health center ilirtimur I Palembang. The measurement of serum ferritin levels used Elisa in the Central Laboratory of Health Laboratory of Palembang. Data was analyzed by paired T-Test. The test results showed that the mean ferritin level in pregnant women after consuming 30 iron tablets for 30 days was higher (21.68ng / ml ± 10.61) than those who had not consumed the tablets (17.29ng / ml ± 9.90). Result showed there were significant differences in ferritin levels in pregnant women before and after (30 tablets for 30 days) consuming iron tablets (p= 0.014). It is then recommended that the administration of iron tablets and support for pregnant women to comply with the consumption of iron tablets must be enhanced in accordance with the rules set by the government.
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AU  - Romlah
AU  - Anjelina Puspita Sari
PY  - 2021
DA  - 2021/04/19
TI  - The Effectiveness of Iron Tablets Consumption in Pregnant Women to Ferritin Levels in Ilir Timur I Palembang
BT  - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020)
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