Advances in Hematology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Anemia among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic, obstetric, and other characteristics of pregnant women (N=284).

VariablesFrequencyPercentage ()

Age group (years)
 ≤20165.6
 21-259332.7
 26-3011841.5
 31-354315.1
 ≥36144.9

weight group (kg)
 40-49289.9
 50-598931.3
 60-6910235.9
 70-794014.1
 ≥80258.8

Occupation
 Farmer165.6
 Housewife16457.7
 Government248.5
 Student82.8
 Private7225.4

Educational status
 Illiterate4214.8
 Elementary11540.5
 Secondary5419.0
 Preparatory238.1
 University/college5017.6

Residence
 Rural238.1
 Urban26191.9

Trimester
 1st trimester4816.9
 2nd trimester6623.2
 3rd trimester17059.9

Previous Pregnancy
 No9031.7
 Yes19468.3

Gravidity
 19031.7
 2-416658.5
 ≥5289.9

Number of child
 None12443.7
 18529.9
 25118.0
 ≥3248.5

Space b/n the current pregnancy and the last child
 <1 year12243.0
 1 year124.2
 2 year217.4
 3 year3311.6
 4 year and above9633.8

Blood loss
 No25690.1
 Yes289.9

Abortion
 No20772.9
 Yes7727.1

Number of abortion
 None20772.9
 Once5619.7
 Two and above217.4

Iron/folic acid Supplementation
 No11741.2
 Yes16758.8

Meat and animal product
 No124.2
 Yes27295.8

Frequency of eating meat and animal product
 None124.2
 every day3713.0
 every 2 days227.7
 once in week16056.3
 once in month5318.7

Fruit and Vegetable
 No31.1
 Yes28198.9

Frequency of eating fruit and vegetable
 None31.1
 every day10035.2
 every 2 days5820.4
 once in week12042.3
 once in month31.1