Village Age (years) Iron deficiency anemia, n (%) Category of Public Health Significance (WHO)* Hematocrit† Hemoglobin (g/dL)† BMI (kg/m2)† Meat consumption‡ Households with children†
Village 1 (n=56) 21.34±14.6 28 (50%) Severe 34.8±3.06 11.64±1.2 21.7±5.9 Beef 2.2±1.1,
Poultry 3.7±2.9,
Fish 0
4.7±3.8
Village 2 (n=147) 30.6±21.7 72 (49%) Severe 35.48±3.7 12.4±1.5 23.0±6.8 Beef 2.9±1.1,
Poultry 6.3±5.9,
Fish 0
3.8±3.1
Village 3 (n=99) 28.7±15.7 45 (45%) Severe 35.79±2.4 12.4±1.5 22.3±4.8 Beef 1.2±1.5,
Poultry 2.7±3.5,
Fish 4.2±4.3
3.4±2.9