Table 5: Obstetrics factors associated with anemia in pregnancy among ANC attendees in government health institutions of Arba Minch town from February to April 2015 ().

Variables Anemia COR (95% CI)
Yes No

Trimester
 First 12 (25%)36 (75%)1.00
 Second 65 (36.5%)113 (63.5%)1.7 (0.84–3.55)
 Third 32 (30.2%)74 (69.8%)1.3 (0.59–2.81)
History of malaria attack (last 1 year)
 No78 (34.1%)151 (65.9%) 1.00
 Yes31 (30.1%)72 (69.9%)0.83 (0.51–1.37)
Intestinal parasite on current pregnancy
 No 97 (33.3%)194 (66.7%) 1.00
 Yes12 (29.3%)29 (70.7%)0.83 (0.41–1.69)
HIV serostatus
 Negative 106 (33%)215 (67%)1.00
 Positive 3 (27.3%)8 (72.7%)0.76 (0.19–2.93)
Iron supplementation on current pregnancy
 No73 (34.9%)136 (65.1%)1.9 (6.4–9.10)
 Yes36 (29.3%)87 (70.7%) 1
Birth interval
 ≤2 years15 (53.6%)13 (46.4%)2.3 (4.41–7.23)
 >2 years52 (29.1%)127 (70.9%)1