Study of correlation between blood haemoglobin levels and blood groups in the age group 18-25 years

Authors

  • Amita Pardeshi Department of Physiology, Rajshree Medical Institute of Research, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20233981

Keywords:

ABO blood groups, Anaemia, Hemoglobin, Young adults

Abstract

Background: Anemia is worldwide health problem. Medical students come from different geographical regions, socio-economic status and cultural backgrounds. Pernicious anemia occurred more frequently in A blood group males and females. This study was undertaken to find out correlation of hemoglobin with blood group in medical students.

Methods: A total of 150 healthy students were finally recruited for the study consisted of 79 males and 71 females. In this study, blood group was determined using glass slide method while hemoglobin concentration was estimated using Sahli’s method.

Results: Blood group O+ was the most common, followed by B+ blood group in our study. In this study 132 healthy students tested Rh+, whereas the remaining 18 tested Rh-.  In this study, students with hemoglobin concentration less than 10 gm/dl were taken as anemic. Total 40 students are anemic, out of 40, 28 females were anemic whereas only 12 males were found to be anemic. 36 students with Hb less than 10 gm/dl were Rh positive and 4 students Rh negative.

Conclusions: In this study, students with blood group B are more prone to anemia followed by blood group O; A and least is with blood group AB.

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2023-12-28

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Pardeshi, A. (2023). Study of correlation between blood haemoglobin levels and blood groups in the age group 18-25 years. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 12(1), 99–102. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20233981

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