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Table 2 Description of women’ health status and living conditions of study participants

From: Identifying risk factors of anemia among women of reproductive age in Rwanda – a cross-sectional study using secondary data from the Rwanda demographic and health survey 2014/2015

Variables n%
Currently pregnantNo or unsure618992.6
Yes4917.4
Number of children ever bornHad no child232734.8
1–3 children253237.9
4–6 children135420.3
7 or more4677.0
Currently breastfeedingNo478771.7
Yes189328.3
Type of contraceptive method usedNone, natural, barriers or permanent457268.4
Hormonal156523.4
Intrauterine device (IUD)520.8
Pregnant4917.4
Nutrition status/Body Mass IndexNormal477471.6
Underweight4116.2
Overweight122918.4
Obese2583.9
Frequency of reading newspaper or magazineNot at all491673.7
Less than once a week135120.3
At least once a week4036.0
Frequency of listening to radioNot at all107916.2
Less than once a week149022.3
At least once a week409961.5
Frequency of watching televisionNot at all379957.0
Less than once a week176026.4
At least once a week110716.6
Have mosquito bed net for sleepingNo104915.7
Yes563184.3
Respondent slept under mosquito netNo218432.7
Yes449667.3
Type of toilet facilityNonimproved177727.1
Improved478372.9
Source of drinking waterNonimproved167725.5
Improved489174.5
Access to health facility/distanceA big problem142821.4
Not a big problem525278.6