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Table 2 Laboratory finding of the pregnant women attending Adigrat General Hospital, northern Ethiopia, April–September 2018

From: Prevalence of anemia and associated factors among pregnant women in Adigrat General Hospital, Tigrai, northern Ethiopia, 2018

Hematocrit value (Hgb value) Number of cases (%)
Anemic < 33% (< 11 gm/dl) 24 (7.9)
Not-anemic > 33% (> 11 gm/dl) 280 (92.1)
Red blood examination
 Microcytic–hypochromic 15 (62.5)
 Normocytic–hypocromic 6 (25)
 Macrocytic–hypocromic 3 (12.5)
Stool examination
 Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 24 (7.9)
 Giardia lamblia 15 (4.9)
 Entamoeba histolytica/dispar and Giardia lamblia 15 (4.9)
 No ova or parasite 250 (82.2)