volume 39, issue 08, P384-396 2017
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1604093
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Abstract: To identify the prevalence of anemia and its relation to food insecurity (FI) and other determinants in pregnant women. A cross-sectional, cohort-nested study, with the participation of 245 pregnant women who were cared for at Family Health Units in the municipality of Santo Antônio de Jesus, Bahia, Brazil. The participants underwent blood tests for hemoglobin levels, anthropometric examinations, and answered a structured questionnaire. The hemoglobin (Hb) parameter (Hb< 11 g/dL) was used for the classificatio…

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