Anemia and Its Relationship with Academic Performance among Adolescent School Girls in Kebena District, Southwest Ethiopia

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To Cite : Teni M, Shiferaw S, Asefa F. Anemia and Its Relationship with Academic Performance among Adolescent School Girls in Kebena District, Southwest Ethiopia, Biotech Health Sci. 2017 ;4(1):e13431. doi: 10.5812/bhs.13431.
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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