Low income postpartum women are at risk of iron deficiency.

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We estimated the prevalence of postpartum iron deficiency, anemia and iron deficiency anemia in the United States and compared risk of iron deficiency between women 0-24 mo postpartum (n = 680) and never-pregnant women, 20-40 y old (n = 587). We used data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. Iron deficiency was defined as… (More)

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@article{Bodnar2002LowIP, title={Low income postpartum women are at risk of iron deficiency.}, author={Lisa M Bodnar and Mary E Cogswell and Kelley Sean Scanlon}, journal={The Journal of nutrition}, year={2002}, volume={132 8}, pages={2298-302} }