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Research Article

Prevalence, Severity, and Determinant Factors of Anemia among Pregnant Women in South Sudanese Refugees, Pugnido, Western Ethiopia

Table 4

Independent predictors of anemia among pregnant women attending ANC clinic at Pugnido ARRA Health Center in Gambela, Western Ethiopia, April 15–June 30/2015 ().

Variables COR (95% CI) valueAOR (95% CI) value

Trimester
 First11
 Second2.43 (1.53–3.85)0.0022.06 (0.98–3.86)0.051
 Third4.38 (1.72–11.16)<0.0013.12 (1.16–9.83)
Intestinal parasite infestation
 Yes2.28 (1.41–3.68)0.0012.17 (1.20–3.91)
 No11
Freq. of meat eating per week
 At most once2.54 (1.62–3.98)<0.0012.00 (1.11–3.58)
 More than once11
Freq. of drinking tea immediately after meal
 At least once per day4.47 (2.80–7.12)<0.0013.01 (1.74–5.22)<0.00
 Less than once per day11
MUAC
 <21 cm7.36 (4.05–13.37)<0.0013.90 (1.94–7.84)<0.00
 ≥21 cm11

AOR: adjusted odds ratio, COR: crud odds ratio, CI: confidence interval, association at , 1: reference group, Freq.: frequency, and MUAC: mid-upper arm circumference.

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