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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the investigated women

From: Severe anaemia is associated with a higher risk for preeclampsia and poor perinatal outcomes in Kassala hospital, eastern Sudan

Variable Normal
(N= 303)
Mild/moderate anaemia
(N= 303)
Severe anaemia
(N= 303)
P
Age, years 32.2(6.1) 33.2 (5.0) 33 (6.0) 0.1
Parity 3.2(2) 3.2(2.4) 3.4(2.1) 0.3
Rural residence 113 (37.3%) 231(76.2%) 246 (81.2%) 0.001
lack of antenatal care 98 (32.3%) 163 (53.7%) 229 (75.5%) < 0.001
Education < secondary level 73 (24%) 173 (57%) 176 (58%) < 0.001