Consumption Of Folat Acid, B12 And Patterns Menstrual With Anemia Phenomenon In Young Women In Surabaya

Irine Christiany, Kionarni Ongko Waluyo


Consumption of folic acid intake, B12 and the pattern of menstruation are factors causing the occurrence of anemia, vitamin B12 and folate deficiency often occurs in young women. Deficiency of one or several nutrients such as iron, vitamin B12, folic acid, and vitamin C, which is necessary for the formation of nutrients can cause nutritional anemia. The purpose of knowing the intake of folic acid intake, Vitamin B12 and menstruation pattern with the incidence of Anemia in young women in Surabaya Junior High School. Research method with cross sectional approach. The study population of all female students who have menstruated in Surabaya Junior High School is taken simple randomly (simple random sampling). Questionnaire research instruments, 24-hour Food Recall and FFQ complement data that can not be obtained through 24-hour memory, menstrual pattern questionnaires and hemoglobin results by measuring hemoglobin (Hb) cyanmethemoglobin. Data analysis using logistic regression test. The result was 19,007 (p = 0,000; OR = 31,000-; 95 percent CI = 4,002- 240,150), this means there was a significant association between vitamin B12 intake and the incidence of anemia (p < 0.05), and the menstrual pattern was 10.340 (p = 0.001; OR = 4,846-; 95 percent CI = 1.897- 12.379), this means there is a significant relationship between the pattern of menstruation and the incidence of anemia (p < 0.05). Vitamin B12 intake and menstrual pattern significantly influenced the incidence of anemia (P = <0.05)



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