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Articles by Sobo Racheal Abisola
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  Sobo Racheal Abisola , O. Olusanya Joseph and O. Keshinro Oluremi
  The study assessed the nutritional status of 75 Sickle Cell Patients (who pay preliminary visit to the Sickle Cell outpatient clinic) at the Ogun State Hospital, Ijebu-Ode. Anthropometric indices were obtained to determine stunting, wasting and underweight for young patients and Body Mass Index (BMI) for the adults. Nutrient intake was estimated by 24 h dietary recall and was compared with WHO recommendation. The respondents comprised of 32 (34%) adults. The mean Packed Cell Volume (PCV) for the female respondents was 20.5%, which was higher than the males, (19.4%). The mean Body Mass Index (BMI) value for the adult patients was 17.66±2.41 and this implied that (averagely), the subjects fell within the category of Grade I (GI) underweight. The nutrient intake of the male patients was not statistically (p>0.05) significantly different from the females’. The study revealed that the respondents’ nutrient consumption was poor.
 
 
 
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