Anemia

Anemia / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence of Anemia and Associated Factors among Pregnant Women in an Urban Area of Eastern Ethiopia

Table 2

Maternal characteristics of pregnant women at Gode Town, Somali Region, Eastern Ethiopia, May 2013.

Variables Frequency ( Number (%)

Trimester
 First trimester 69 (12.0)
 Second trimester 261 (45.2)
 Third trimester 247 (42.8)
Age at first pregnancy (years)
 <17126 (21.8)
 17–19 270 (46.8)
 ≥20 181 (31.4)
Number of pregnancies
 <3 166 (20.1)
 3–5228 (39.5)
 ≥6 233 (40.4)
Number of deliveries (parity)
 <2 121 (21.0)
 2–4 237 (41.1)
 ≥5219 (38)
Number of Children
 <2 126 (21.8)
 2–4247 (42.8)
 ≥5204 (35.4)
Child spacing
 Yes 42 (7.3)
 No535 (92.7)
Antenatal care
 Yes 347 (60.1)
 No230 (39.9)
ANC during current pregnancy
 Yes 322 (92.8)
 No25 (7.2)
Frequency of ANC (347)
 First ANC 56 (16.1)
 Second ANC 116 (33.4)
 Third ANC 175 (50.4)