The prevalence of nutritional anemia in pregnancy in an east Anatolian province, Turkey

KARAOĞLU L., PEHLİVAN E. , EĞRİ M., Deprem C., GÜNEŞ G. , GENÇ M. F. , ...Daha Fazla

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.10, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Anemia is considered a severe public health problem by World Health Organization when anemia prevalence is equal to or greater than 40% in the population. The purpose of this study was to determine the anemia prevalence with the associated factors in pregnant women and to determine the serum iron, folate and B12 vitamin status in anaemic pregnants in Malatya province.