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Table 4 Distribution of micronutrient deficiencies by morphologic type of anemia

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

Morphologic type of anemia Micronutrient deficiencies Total
  Iron Folat B12 vitamin  
  n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%)
Microcytic-hypochromic anemia (MCV < 80 MCH < 27) 57 (67.1)* 66(77.6) 27(31.8) 85 (38.1)
Normocytic-normochromic anemia (MCV and MCH within normal range) 65(51.6) 87(69.0) 47 (37.3) 126(56.5)
Macrocytic (MCV>98) 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.9)
Others (Kombined morphology) 4(40.0) 6(60.0) 3 (30.0) 10(4.5)
Total 127 (57.0) 160(71.7) 77(34.5) 223(100.0)
  1. * p < 0.05, chi-square test