Table 4: Sociodemographic factors associated with anemia in pregnancy among ANC attendees in government health institutions of Arba Minch town from February to April 2015 ().

Variables AnemiaCOR (95% CI)
Yes No

Occupation
 House wife56 (33.5%) 111 (66.5%)1.00
 Civil servant13 (20.3) 51 (79.7%)0.5 (0.25–1.01)
 Merchant18 (37.5%)30 (62.5%)1.2 (0.61–2.32)
 Day labourer12 (60%)8 (40%)2.9 (1.15–7.69)
 Others10 (30.3%)23 (69.7%)0.9 (0.38–1.94)
Monthly income
 <1000 ETB61 (41.2%) 87 (58.8)3 (7.41–10.67)
 1000–2575 ETB38 (36.2%)67 (63.8%)0.81 (0.48–1.35)
 >2575 ETB10 (12.7%)69 (87.3%) 1
Educational status
 Illiterate29 (46.8%)33 (53.2%) 1.00
 Primary29 (33%)59 (67%)0.44 (0.18–1.05)
 Secondary26 (32.9%)53 (67.1%)0.66 (0.31–1.39)
 Above secondary25 (24.3%)78 (75.7%)0.36 (0.18–0.71)
Marital status
 Married 105 (32.3%)220 (67.7%)1.00
 Others 4 (57.1%)3 (42.9%)2.8 (0.61–12.71)
Family size
235 (29.7%)83 (70.3%)1.00
 3-440 (29.9%)94 (70.1%)1.5 (0.693.18)
534 (42.5%)46 (57.5%)2.1 (6.42–10.83)