Anaemia during pregnancy in southern Tanzania

Abstract

Anaemia in pregnancy is associated with maternal morbidity and mortality and is a risk factor for low birth-weight. Of 507 pregnant women recruited in a community, cross-sectional study in southern Tanzania, 11% were severely anaemic (

Citation

Marchant, T.; Armstrong Schellenberg, J.R.M.; Edgar, T.; Ronsmans, C.; Nathan, R.; Abdulla, S.; Mukasa, O.; Urassa, H.; Lengeler, C. Anaemia during pregnancy in southern Tanzania. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (2002) 96 (5) 477-487. [DOI: 10.1179/000349802125001221]

Anaemia during pregnancy in southern Tanzania

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