The study was done with a purpose to find out factors associated with anemia inci­den­ces among pregnant women in TM III in the Commu­nity Health Center (Puskesmas) Pesantren I, the city of Kediri.

It was a cross-sectional study conducted that included a total of 30 pregnant wo­men of TM III as a sample. The dependent vari­able was anemia. The IV were age, education, occu­pation, parity, and the com­­pliance in consuming the iron tablets. The data were collected by question­naire. The data were analyzed by Chi-square.

Low education, work at home, multi­parous, and did not adhere to iron tablet consumption increased the risk of anemia. The age range of 20-35 years old people were at a reduced risk of anemia as compared to people who did not lie in this age range.

The study concluded through its findings that the factors like low education, work at home, multi­parous, and did not adhere to iron tablet consumption increase the risk of anemia. People who are in the age range of 20-35 years old have a reduced risk of anemia.

Reference: https://thejmch.com/index.php?journal=thejmch&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=403