Risk factors for malaria infection and anemia for pregnant women in the Sahel area of Bandiagara, Mali.

@article{Dicko2003RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for malaria infection and anemia for pregnant women in the Sahel area of Bandiagara, Mali.},
  author={Alassane Dicko and Carsten F. Mantel and Mahamadou Aly Thera and Seydou Doumbia and Mouctar Diallo and Mahamadou Diakite and Issaka Sagara and Ogobara K. Doumbo},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2003},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={17-23}
}
Malaria infection and anemia during pregnancy are the primary causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. The aims of this study were to identify risk factors for malaria infection and to assess the relationship between malaria infection and anemia in pregnant women. Two cross-sectional surveys were conducted in September 1993 and then again in May 1994 (the end of the rainy and dry seasons respectively). A total of 235 pregnant women were randomly selected from both the rural and… CONTINUE READING

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