Table 1: Characteristics of anemic pregnant women.

VariablesAnemia severityTotal
MildModerate

Age (years)
 ≤182 (33.3)4 (66.7)6 (100)
 19–2961 (59.8)41 (40.2)102 (100)
 30–4924 (54.5)20 (45.5)44 (100)
Education level
 Basic (≤9 years)32 (48.5)34 (51.5)66 (100)
 Secondary (10–12 years)34 (60.7)22 (39.3)56 (100)
 Tertiary (>12 years)21 (70.0)9 (30.0)30 (100)
Family size
 Small (≤4 people)50 (58.8)35 (41.2)85 (100)
 Medium (5–7 people)30 (54.5)25 (45.5)55 (100)
 Large (>7 people)7 (58.3)5 (41.7)12 (100)
Income
 Quintile 124 (63.2)14 (36.8)38 (100)
 Quintile 227 (71.1)11 (28.9)38 (100)
 Quintile 319 (50.0)19 (50.0)38 (100)
 Quintile 417 (44.7)21 (55.3)38 (100)
Pregnancy stages
 Trimester 18 (61.5)5 (38.5)13 (100)
 Trimester 230 (54.5)25 (45.5)55 (100)
 Trimester 349 (58.3)35 (41.7)84 (100)
Meal frequency
 ≤2x/day22 (47.8)24 (52.2)46 (100)
 3x/day55 (61.1)35 (38.9)90 (100)
 ≥4x/day10 (62.5)6 (37.5)16 (100)