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Table 1 Prevalence of mild, moderate, severe anemia by gender, location, and WHO population group

From: Indicators of anemia and physical growth in schoolchildren from the Ouest and Sud-Est Departments of Haiti: a cross-sectional study

WHO anemia classification
Participants Obs. Prevalence by anemia category (%)
Gender (n) Any Mild Moderate Severe
Males 250 47.6 22.8 24.0 0.8
Females 365 48.8 24.4 23.0 1.4
Location
 School A 504 44.4 24.4 19.2 0.8
 School B 111 65.8 20.7 42.3 2.7
Age
 5 to 11 301 51.8 18.9 31.6 1.3
 12 to 14 156 43.6 26.3 16.7 0.6
 Male ≥ 15 65 27.7 23.1 4.6 0.0
 Female ≥ 15 93 68.8 35.5 31.2 2.2
 Total 615 48.3 23.7 23.4 1.1