Seasonal variation in risk of anemia among pregnant Nepali women.

@article{Bondevik2000SeasonalVI,
  title={Seasonal variation in risk of anemia among pregnant Nepali women.},
  author={Gunnar Tschudi Bondevik and Rolv Terje Lie and Magnar Ulstein and Gunnar Kv{\aa}le},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          215-22
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate whether there is any seasonal variation in risk of anemia among pregnant Nepali women. METHODS We studied the hematocrit values in pregnant women (n=5495) attending Patan Hospital, Kathmandu for the first antenatal visit in the 2-year period from January 1994 until December 1995. In a sub-sample of subjects (n=2706), additional information was obtained through interviews and clinical examinations. Logistic regression models were used to analyze data… CONTINUE READING

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