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Volume 2016, Article ID 1073192, 9 pages
Research Article

Prevalence of Anemia and Its Associated Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care in Health Institutions of Arba Minch Town, Gamo Gofa Zone, Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

1Department of Public Health Nursing, Arba Minch College of Health Sciences, P.O. Box 155, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
2Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Debre Tabor University, P.O. Box 272, Debre Tabor, Ethiopia

Received 8 November 2015; Revised 15 January 2016; Accepted 18 January 2016

Academic Editor: Eitan Fibach

Copyright © 2016 Alemayehu Bekele et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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