Table 3

Distribution of different classes of anaemia among participants in the four fields

Anaemia levelGaza (N=959)West Bank (N=469)*Syria (N=347)Lebanon (N=641)Total fields (N=2416)P value
Mild, n (%)171 (17.8)63 (13.4)53 (15.3)76 (11.9)363 (15.0)<0.001
Moderate, n (%)110 (11.5)40 (8.5)51 (14.7)40 (6.2)241 (10.0)0.007
Severe, n (%)1 (0.2)1 (0.0004)0.428
Total anaemia281 (29.3)103 (22.0)104 (30.0)117 (18.3)605 (25)
  • N means total; n means frequency.

  • χ2 test was applied and p<0.05 was considered significant.

  • *Three participants with missing data were found in West Bank.