Niti Sarana* & Manorma Mishrab
aDept. of Home Science Ranchi University, Ranchi
b Dept. of Home Science, Ranchi Women’s College (R.U.) Ranchi, Jharkhand
Received 5th January, 2010; Revised 27th February, 2010
Abstract : An iron deficiency anaemia is caused when an insufficient amount of iron is absorbed to meet the bodily requirements. It occurs primarily due to lack of proper knowledge about the dietary requirements. Among illiterate women its prevalence has been found to be alarmingly high.