Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Anemia among Pregnant Women inRural Part of JigJiga City, Eastern Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Bereka2017PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Anemia among Pregnant Women inRural Part of JigJiga City, Eastern Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional Study},
  author={Solomon Gebretsadik Bereka and Adunga Negussie Gudeta and Melese Abate Reta and Lemessa Assefa Ayana},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Anemia prevalence varies by place of residence ‒ a higher proportion of women in rural areas are anemic as compared to those in urban areas. The main objective of this study was to identify and analysis the prevalence and associated risk factors of anemia among pregnant women in rural part of Jigjiga city, eastern Ethiopia. Method: Among 417 pregnant women, a cross-sectional study was done from August to December 2015. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data related to… CONTINUE READING

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