Table 1: General characteristics.

District (%)
 Kampala
68.6
 Wakiso
22.9
 Other8.5
Ethnic group (%)
 Ganda
62.8
 Nyankole
8.0
 Soga
6.0
 Rwandese
5.3
 Other17.9
Median age (years)20 (IQR: 18–25)
 Education (%)
 Illiterate
6.9
 Primary
46.4
 Secondary
42.3
 Higher4.3
Marital status (%)
 Married
74.0
 Single
20.4
 Cohabitant5.6
Occupation (%)
 Housewife
55.8
 Peasant
2.9
 Student
9.7
 Casual worker
18.2
 Professional job
2.9
 Unemployed10.5
Visit to ANC (%)96.8
Received IPT (%)41.5
Use of bednet (%)67.3
Use of ITN (%)32.0
Median Hb level (g/dl)12.3 (IQR: 10.9–13.4)
Hb 11 g/dl (%)22.0
Folic acid supplementation (%)70.4
Iron supplementation (%)79.3
Median birthweight (g)3100 (IQR: 2800–3500)
LBW (%)12.2
Preterm delivery (%)3.1
Stillbirth (%)2.8
Caesarean (%)17.6
Peripheral malaria (%)9.0
Placental malaria (%)
 Histology
13.9
 Blood smear11.3

ANC: antenatal clinic, at least one visit during the present pregnancy.
IPT: intermittent preventive antimalarial treatment, at least one dose.
ITN: insecticide-treated net. LBW: low birthweight.