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Table 2 Demographic characteristics and predictors of anaemia among pregnant women

From: Low serum ferritin and G6PD deficiency as potential predictors of anaemia in pregnant women visiting Prime Care Hospital Enugu Nigeria

Variables Anaemia status r (95% CI) p value
Absent (%) Mild (%) Moderate (%) Severe (%) Total   
Age range (years)
 20–29 25 (43.1) 10 (17.2) 21 (36.2) 2 (3.4) 58 0.231 (0.12–0.28) 0.166
 30–39 19 (51.4) 4 (10.8) 9 (24.3) 5 (13.5) 37
Trimester
 First 17 (45.9) 7 (18.9) 11 (29.7) 2 (5.4) 37 0.184 (0.71–0.87) 0.789
 Second 14 (40.0) 5 (14.3) 12 (34.3) 4 (11.4) 35
 Third 13 (56.5) 2 (8.7) 7 (30.4) 1 (4.3) 23
MCV (fL/cell)
 80 35 (46.1) 11 (14.5) 26 (34.2) 4 (5.3) 76 0.182 (0.25–0.44) 0.370
 80 9 (47.4) 3 (15.8) 4 (21.1) 3 (15.8) 19
PCV (%)
 30 44 (73.3) 12 (20.0) 4 (6.7) 0 (0.0) 60 0.875 (0.00–0.03) 0.000
 30 0 (0.0) 2 (5.7) 26 (74.3) 7 (20.0) 35
RBC (million/mm3)
 3.2 42 (70.0) 9 (15.0) 7 (11.7) 2 (3.3) 60 0.679 (0.00–0.03) 0.000
 3.2 2 (5.7) 5 (14.3) 23 (65.7) 5 (14.3) 35
  1. r Pearson correlation coefficient; CI confidence interval