To document the frequency of ABO &Rh (D) blood groups in the population of Uttar Pradesh.
A total of 15,670 individuals of Uttar Pradesh were studies, collected from the records of hospitals and students of various medical colleges of Uttar Pradesh. A finger prick blood sample of both genders was tested for ABO and Rh (D) blood groups by routine slide method.
Blood group ‘B’ was dominant (35.66%) in both Rh⁺ and Rh⁻ subjects. The percentage of Rh⁺ and Rh⁻ subjects was 95.76% and 4.24% respectively.
the frequency of ABO blood groups in both Rh⁺ and Rh⁻ subjects in Uttar Pradesh was B>O>A>AB. Rh⁺ blood group was much more common than Rh⁻ blood group.