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The Prevalence Of Anemýa And Related Factors In Pregnant Women Admýtted To Sanlýurfa Maternity Hospýtal

Feray Kabalcýoðlu Bucak; Fügen Özcanarslan; Mustafa Demir.

Abstract
This study was designed as cross-sectional to determine the prevalence of anemia and the related factors in pregnant women admitted to the maternity polyclinic of Þanlýurfa maternity hospital. The sample group consisted of 873 pregnant women who applied to hospital polyclinics for antenatal care service between January 2013 and March 2013 and accepted to participate in the study. Data of the study were obtained by using the data collection form, which was developed by the researcher and hemoglobin measurement of pregnant women. The data were evaluated by using the SPSS for Windows 16.5. Percentage distribution, Chi-square test, and logistic regression analysis were used to analyze the data. 23.3% of pregnant women were determined to be anemic. Anemia rate was significantly higher than the anemia risk increased in pregnant women who had a duration that was shorter than 24 months between the last and present pregnancy, had deliveries within a period that was less than two years, were on the 2nd gestational trimester, had anemia before pregnancy, developed anemia due to bleeding during the previous pregnancy / after the delivery, had anemia due to bleeding that required medical treatment / blood transfusion and consumed tea at breakfast (p

Key words: Pregnancy;antenatalcare;anemia;anemiain pregnancy;Sanliurfa


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