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Table 3 Predictors of anaemia in pregnancy

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

Variables Anaemia status OR (95% CI) r (95% CI%) p value
Absent (%) Mild (%) Moderate (%) Severe (%) Total    
Ferritin (μg/L)
 30 33 (64.7) 8 (15.7) 7 (13.7) 3 (5.9) 51 5.500 (2.25–13.42) 0.454 (0.00–0.03) 0.00
 30 11 (25.0) 6 (13.6) 23 (52.3) 4 (9.1) 44
G6PD
 Deficient 14 (24.6) 11 (19.3) 26 (45.6) 6 (10.5) 57 0.087 (0.03–0.23) 0.537 (0.00–0.03) 0.00
 Non-Deficient 30 (78.9) 3 (7.9) 4 (10.5) 1 (2.6) 38
Malaria
 Present 6 (50.0) 2 (16.7) 3 (25.0) 1 (8.3) 12 1.184 (0.35–3.97) 0.054 (0.93–1.00) 0.964
 Absent 38 (45.8) 12 (14.5) 27 (32.5) 6 (7.2) 83
  1. r correlation coefficient, CI confidence interval, OR: odd ratio