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Risk factors for iron deficiency anaemia in preschool children in northern Ethiopia

Risk factors for iron deficiency anaemia in preschool children in northern Ethiopia

Public Health Nutrition 2(3): 243-252

ISSN/ISBN: 1368-9800

PMID: 10512558

DOI: 10.1017/s1368980099000336

A cross-sectional study of 2080 children aged 6-60 months from Tigray province, northern Ethiopia, was performed to determine risk factors for Fe-deficiency anaemia. Anaemia was highly prevalent (42%) and constituted an important nutritional problem in the region. In a sub-sample of 230 anaemic children, 56% had a low red blood cell count and 43% had a serum ferritin of <12 micro g/litre indicating that the anaemia was largely due to Fe deficiency.

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