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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and anaemia distribution among the pregnant women

From: Parasitic infections and maternal anaemia among expectant mothers in the Dangme East District of Ghana

Characteristics Total Anaemia
Absent (n = 126;  % = 33.6) Present (n = 249;  % = 66.4) χ2 p value
N % n % n %
Age (years)
 15–19 62 16.5 14 3.7 48 12.8 157.600 <0.001
 20–29 216 57.6 74 19.7 142 37.9   
 30–39 87 23.2 34 9.1 53 14.1   
 40–49 10 2.7 4 1.1 6 1.6   
Gravidity
 Primigravid 93 24.8 27 7.2 66 17.6 46.723 <0.001
 Secondagravid 69 18.4 19 5.1 50 13.3   
 Multigravid 213 56.8 80 21.3 133 35.5   
Parity
 Nulliparous 88 23.5 27 7.2 61 16.3 27.639 <0.001
 Primiparous 92 24.5 26 6.9 66 17.6   
 Multiparous 195 52.0 73 19.5 122 32.5