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Table 6 Comparison of pregnancy anemia status by food security status

From: Prevalence of food insecurity in pregnant women and its association with gestational weight gain pattern, neonatal birth weight, and pregnancy complications in Hamadan County, Iran, in 2018

Food security status Pregnancy anemia Odds ratio (95% CI) *Statistical analyses
Yes N (%) No N (%)
Food security 5 (20.0) 246 (32.9) 1 P value = 0.45
F = 2.59
Hunger-free food insecurity 10 (40.0) 228 (30.5) 2.15 (0.72, 6.40)
Medium-hunger food insecurity 9 (36.0) 221 (29.6) 2.00 (0.66, 6.06)
Severe-hunger food insecurity 1 (4.0) 52 (7.0) 0.94 (0.10, 8.26)
  1. *Chi-square test