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Table 3 Obstetrical & Medical characteristics of pregnant women who attended ANC service in West Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia

From: Determinant factors of anaemia among pregnant women attending antenatal care clinic in Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency [N,%] Hgb > 11 g/dL[N,%] Hgb < 11 g/dL [N,%] X2, p-value
Gravidity Primigravida 234 [31.5] 212 [90.6] 22 [9.4] 0.55, 0.52
Multi gravid 509 [68.5] 457 [88.8] 57 [11.2]
Parity No 241 [32.4] 218 [90.5] 23 [9.5] 1.48, 0.69
1 159 [21.4] 138 [86.8] 21 [13.2]
2–3 224 [30.2] 201 [89.7] 23 [10.3]
> 4 119 [16] 107 [89.9] 12 [10.1]
Trimester First 142 [19] 135 [95.1] 7 [4.9] 7.22, 0.30
Second 326 [44] 285 [87.4] 41 [12.6]
Third 275 [37] 244 [88.7] 31 [11.3]
History of malaria infection Yes 9 [1.2] 2 [22.2] 7 [77.8] 43.22, 0.00
No 734 [98.8] 662 [90.2] 72 [9.8]
History intestinal parasite infection Yes 276 [37.1] 226 [18.9] 50 [18.1] 25.88, 0.00
No 467 [62.9] 428 [93.8] 29 [6.2]
History of previous illness Yes 115 [15.5] 72 [62.6] 43 [37.4] 24.14, 0.00
No 628 [84.5] 592 [94.3] 36 [5.7]