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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2015, Article ID 165430, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/165430
Research Article

Prevalence of Anemia and Associated Factors among Pregnant Women in North Western Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

1Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Samara University, Samara, Ethiopia
2Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia

Received 26 April 2015; Accepted 28 May 2015

Academic Editor: Simin Liu

Copyright © 2015 Abel Gebre and Afework Mulugeta. 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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