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Iron Supplementation Among Adolescent Girls in India

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198848
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2006 by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 8, 2006
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Brief Summary:
This study will implement and evaluate a community-based intervention to distribute and promote consumption of weekly iron-folic acid supplements and to provide nutrition education to reduce the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia among adolescent girls in West Bengal, India.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Iron Deficiency Anemia Drug: Iron-folic acid supplement

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 2800 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Iron Supplementation Among Adolescent Girls in India
Study Start Date : September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of anemia after 1 year of intervention

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Knowledge of anemia
  2. Practices regarding treatment and prevention of anemia
  3. Knowledge of iron supplements
  4. Practices regarding iron supplements
  5. Dietary iron intake


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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Girl 12-19 years of age
  • Resides in study area

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Does not reside in study area

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00198848


Contacts
Contact: Michele L Dreyfuss, PhD, MPH 410-614-4760 mdreyfus@jhsph.edu

Locations
India
Child In Need Institute Recruiting
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Contact: Laboni Jana, MS       laboni@cinindia.org   
Sub-Investigator: Laboni Jana, MS         
Principal Investigator: Kaliprasad Pappu, MBBS, MPH         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michele L Dreyfuss, PhD, MPH Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198848     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H.32.04.11.22.A2
S3433-23/23 (ASPH)
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 8, 2006
Last Verified: January 2006

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:
Iron deficiency anemia
Adolescent girls
India

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Anemia, Hypochromic
Anemia
Hematologic Diseases
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Iron
Folic Acid
Trace Elements
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hematinics
Vitamin B Complex
Vitamins