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Table 3 Logistic regression of anaemia on socio-demographic characteristics in post-partum mothers [N = 194]

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors of anaemia among women attending antenatal and post-natal clinics at a public health facility in Ghana

VariablesAnaemia status 
Normal (%)Anaemia (%)COR (95% CI)p-value
Age group
 40+10 (6)0 (0)Ref. 
 30–3946 (28)12 (38)0.60 (0.23, 1.57)0.30
 20–2986 (52)10 (31)0.27 (0.103, 0.72)0.008*
  < 2023 (14)10 (31)0.11 (0.01, 1.99)0.13
Marital status
 Single32 (19)9 (28)Ref. 
 Married133 (81)23 (72)0.61 (0.26, 1.46)0.27
Religion
 Christian138 (84)29 (91)Ref. 
 Muslim27 (16)3 (9)0.53 (0.15, 1.86)0.32
Tribe
 Ewe125 (76)23 (72)Ref. 
 Other (Guan and Akan)40 (24)9 (28)1.22 (0.52, 2.85)0.64
Parity
 1–297 (59)21 (66)Ref. 
 3+68 (41)11 (34)0.76 (0.33, 1.66)0.49
Blood film
 Negative163 (99)32 (100)Ref. 
 Positive2 (1)0 (0)1.01 (0.05, 21.45)0.99
Gravidity
 1–297 (59)19 (59)Ref. 
 3–556 (34)10 (32)0.91 (0.40, 2.10)0.83
 6+12 (7)3 (9)1.28 (0.32, 4.96)0.73
Estimated blood loss (n = 177)
 Normal139 (94)23 (82)Ref. 
 Abnormal5 (3)2 (7)2.42 (0.44, 13.20)0.31
 PPH5 (3)3 (11)3.63 (0.81, 16.22)0.09
Iron and folic acid supplementation during pregnancy
 No44 (27)7 (22)Ref. 
 Yes121 (73)25 (78)1.39 (0.07, 27.76)0.83
Mosquito Net Usage
 No102 (62)19 (59)Ref. 
 Yes63 (38)13 (41)0.89 (0.42, 1.92)0.78
  1. *Significant at p-valve < 0.05