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Table 3 Percentage and 95% CI of women and children with iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in the first (March) and second (December) surveys in urban and rural areas

From: Effectiveness of communication campaign on iron deficiency anemia in Kyzyl-Orda region, Kazakhstan: a pilot study

Women     
Area Date N Percentage and 95% CI
    Iron deficiency Iron deficiency anemia
Urban March 80 66.2 (55.8, 76.6) 37.5 (26.9, 48.1)
  December 60 45.0 (32.4, 57.6) 15.0 (6.0, 24.0)**
Rural March 41 58.5 (43.4, 73.6) 24.0 (10.9, 37.1)
  December 48 54.2 (40.1, 68.3) 14.6 (4.6, 24.6)
Total March 121 63.6 (55.0, 72.2) 40.5 (31.8, 49.2)
  December 108 49.1 (39.7, 58.5) 14.8 (8.1, 21.5)**
Children     
Urban March 56 41.1 (28.2, 54.0) 7.1 (0.4, 13.8)
  December 48 20.8 (9.3, 32.3)** 2.1 (-2.0, 6.2)*
Rural March 36 66.7 (51.3, 82.1) 16.7 (4.5, 28.9)
  December 57 28.1 (16.4, 39.8)** 14.0 (5.0, 23.0)
Total March 92 51.1 (40.9, 61.3) 11.0 (4.6, 17.4)
  December 105 24.8 (16.5, 33.1)** 8.6 (3.2, 14.0)
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001 by a chi-square test for the difference in the percentage between March and December