Maternal Determinants of Iron Deficiency Anaemia among pregnant women in migratory community, Narok county
Backround: Globally Iron deficienc anaemiahas been known to have negativeeffects of more than 2 billion people (WHO,2011).In addition,other studies have reported that anaemiacontributes to 20% of all maternaleaths (Tyaga, Kaushik & Ranga, 2016).
Objective: To identify maternal determinantsof Iron deficiency anaemia among pregnant women in migratory community, Narok county
Design: A cross sectional study design was adopted
Setting: Antenatal care clinic at Ewaso ngiro health centre
Study Participants: Pregnant women aged 15-49 years
Results:There was a statistical significance between age,education and parity status
Conclusion: Maternal determinants of IDA wereage, education and parity
Recommendation: There is need for a longitudinal study on the effect ofsocio-cultural practices on Iron deficiency naemia
Key words:Maternal determinants, Iron deficiency anaemia, pregnant women, migratory community
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