Determinants of anaemia among pregnant women in rural Uganda.

  title={Determinants of anaemia among pregnant women in rural Uganda.},
  author={Marjorie A Mbule and Yusuf B. Byaruhanga and Magaret Kabahenda and Abdulrahman Lubowa},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  volume={13 2},
INTRODUCTION In spite of intervention efforts, in Uganda, as in other developing countries, high levels of anaemia among pregnant women continue. Anaemia among women of reproductive age (15-49 years) is a matter of national concern. This study was carried out to assess determinants of anaemia in Kiboga district. METHODS This was a single cross-sectional, descriptive survey. The anaemia status of the pregnant women was determined by measuring their haemoglobin levels. Possible determinant… CONTINUE READING
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