Anemia

Anemia / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Factors associated with anemia among pregnant women in Gode town, Somali Region, Eastern Ethiopia; May 2013.

Variables Anemia statusCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
Anemic Normal

Trimester
 First trimester 24451.001.00
 Second trimester 1551062.74 (1.58–4.77)2.87 (1.61–5.17)
 Third trimester 149982.85 (1.63–4.98)3.32 (1.84–6.00)
Parity
 <2 63581.00
 2–4 150871.59 (1.02–2.47)
 ≥51151041.02 (0.65–1.59)
Family size
 <5 76581.00
 5–7 135761.29 (0.84–1.98)
 ≥8 1171151.75 (1.19–2.56)
Forbidden foods
 Yes 70371.00
 No2582120.64   (0.41–0.99)
ANC
 Yes 1841631.00
 No144860.74 (0.52–1.05)
Iron supplementation during pregnancy
 Yes 2071811.001.00
 No121680.72 (0.45–1.15)1.54 (1.04–2.27)
24 hr recall food groups
 1–4 94471.00
 5–8 2241920.58 (0.39–0.87)
 >8 10100.50 (0.2–1.29)
Wealth index
 Lowest 49651.001.00
 Second78490.40 (0.24–0.68)0.43 (0.24–0.76)
 Middle 65490.85 (0.50–1.43)0.989 (0.57–1.72)
 Fourth 59450.71 (0.42–1.20)0.69 (0.39–1.21)
 Highest 77410.70 (0.41–1.20)0.67 (0.37–1.19)
Gravidity
 <3 59571.001.00
 3–5 148801.79 (1.14–2.82)1.95 (1.19–3.19)
 ≥61211121.04 (0.67–1.63)1.14 (0.7–1.85)
MUAC
 <23107441.001.00
 ≥232192050.44 (0.30–0.66)0.41 (0.27–0.63)