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Table 5 Percentage point difference in anemia estimates between DHS-BRINDA pairs

From: Comparing hemoglobin distributions between population-based surveys matched by country and time

CountrySurveyYearSample sizeDifference in any anemia %
(DHS - BRINDA)
ChildrenWomenChildrenWomen
BangladeshDHS
BRINDA
2011
2012
2241
607
4982
1033
+ 18%+ 16%
LiberiaDHS
BRINDA
2011
2011
1677
1456
NA+ 20%NA
CameroonDHS
BRINDA
2011
2009
4523
815
6768
775
+ 2%+ 1%
MalawiDHS
BRINDA
2015/2016
2015/2016
5228
1172
7266
770
+ 31%+ 9%
  1. Differences significant alpha = 0.001 in bold. BRINDA Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia project, DHS The Demographic and Health Survey Program. any anemia < 11.0 and < 12.0 among children and non-pregnant women respectively