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Research Article

Anaemia among Female Undergraduates Residing in the Hostels of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Table 3

Distribution of nonanaemic and anaemic subjects according to dietary habits and selected medical conditions.

Nonanaemic ()Anaemic () value
 % %

Consumption extra meals
 Yes 193 85.8 59 76.60.062
 No 32 14.2 18 23.4
Vegetarian or not
 Yes 13 5.8 3 3.90.525
 No 212 94.2 74 96.1
Number of meals supplemented with meat, fish, or egg per day
 Zero 14 6.2 2 2.60.499
 One 57 25.3 24 31.2
 Two 129 57.3 44 57.1
 Three 25 11.1 72 9.1
Drinking tea within one hour of a main meal
 Yes 23 10.2 7 9.10.775
 No 202 89.8 70 90.9
Subject’s awareness about anaemia
 Yes 101 44.9 39 50.60.382
 No 124 55.1 38 49.4
Passage of clots in menstrual blood
 Yes 108 48.0 34 44.20.560
 No 117 52.0 43 55.8
Antihelminthic treatment within the past year
 Yes 178 79.1 62 80.50.792
 No 47 20.9 15 19.5