Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018

  • Anemia and Its Determinants Among Apparently Healthy Women from Pastoralist Communities of Ethiopia: A Community Based Cross Sectional Study

    Sahardiid Ali, Jemal Haidar Ali

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 145-151
    Received: 19 November 2018
    Accepted: 20 December 2018
    Published: 18 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjph.20180606.11
    Abstract: This study examined the magnitude of anemia and its determinants among 468 apparently healthy women randomly selected from the pastoralist communities of Somali region, Ethiopia. The overall prevalence of anemia was 39.98%, of which mild, moderate and severe anemia were 108(25.17%), 57(13.29%) and 6(1.40%), respectively. Most (65%) of the anemic wo... Show More