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Table 1 Prevalence of childhood anaemia by district

From: Bayesian random effects modelling with application to childhood anaemia in Malawi

Region/district %Anaemic (total)
Northern region 58.71 (728)
Chitipa 52.42 (189)
Karonga 54.31 (179)
Nkhata-Bay 72.89 (117)
Rumphi 56.78 (113)
Mzimba 59.98 (130)
Central region 64.21 (1,560)
Kasungu 68.78 (198)
Nkhota-Kota 74.82 (181)
Ntchisi 55.83 (177)
Dowa 65.37 (187)
Salima 80.62 (139)
Lilongwe 58.39 (211)
Mchinji 61.19 (179)
Dedza 65.83 (125)
Ntcheu 60.01 (163)
Southern region 64.11 (1,889)
Mangochi 73.40 (160)
Machinga 75.24 (141)
Zomba 62.75 (165)
Chiradzulu 44.85 (116)
Blantyre 47.68 (143)
Mwanza 64.83 (121)
Thyolo 54.42 (148)
Mulanje 60.96 (121)
Phalombe 60.65 (190)
Chikwawa 78.52 (150)
Nsanje 72.29 (163)
Balaka 70.39 (139)
Neno 72.76 (132)
  1. Row % of child anaemia by district based on child data.
  2. MDHS 2010 (weighted).