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Table 4 Anemia prevalence in children 6–59 months of age and mean hemoglobin levels, Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, 2013–2014a

From: Nutritional situation among Syrian refugees hosted in Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon: cross sectional surveys

  Jordan 2014 Lebanon 2013
Za’atri (Refugee Camp) National (Outside Camp) North South Beirut Bekaa
Anemia (6–59 mo)
 Total anemia (Hb < 11.0 g/dL) 48.4 (42.0–54.9) 26.1 (21.3–30.8) 25.8 (15.9–34.7) 23.4 (16.3–30.6) 21.2 (15.9–27.7) 13.9 (8.2–19.6)
 Mild anemia (Hb 10.0–10.9 g/dL) 27.7 (23.0–23.3) 18.5 (14.8–22.2) 20.0 (18.8–28.2) 17.2 (11.0–23.5) 16.3 (11.3–21.2) 12.7 (7.6–17.7)
 Moderate anemia (Hb 7.0–9.9 g/dL) 20.4 (16.3–24.5) 7.6 (5.0–10.1) 5.8 (2.8–8.8) 6.2 (1.5–10.9) 4.9 (1.8–8.0) 1.3 (0–3.1)
 Severe anemia (Hb < 7.0 g/dL) 0.3 (0–1.0) 0 0 0 0 0
Anemia (6–23 mo)
 Total anemia (Hb < 11.0 g/dL) 64.0 (54.0–74.0) 36.6 (28.9–44.3) 42.9 (30.3–55.4) 30.8 (17.6–44.0) 27.7 (17.9–37.5) 24.1 (14.1–34.2)
 Moderate or Severe (Hb <10.0 g/dL) 29.7 (23.1–37.4) 12.2 (7.5–19.1) 9.5 (2.3–16.8) 13.5 (2.8–24.1) 6.2 (2.4–15.2) 1.7 (0–5.4)
Anemia (24–59 mo)
 Total anemia (Hb < 11.0 g/dL) 40.1 (31.9–48.3) 20.5 (15.0–26.0) 14.1 (6–22.2) 19.4 (11.5–27.2) 18.1 (12.4–23.8) 8.2 (2.4–14.0)
 Moderate or Severe (Hb <10.0 g/dL) 15.9 (11.4–22.3) 5.1 (3.3–7.9) 3.3 (0–6.8) 2.2 (0–5.2) 4.3 (1.3–7.4) 1.0 (0–3.2)
Hb (g/L) Mean ± SD
 Total (6–59 mo) 11.0 (1.24) 11.7 (1.32) 11.7 (1.16) 11.7 (1.11) 11.8 (1.11) 12.2 (1.13)
 6–23 mo 10.5 (1.12) 11.4 (1.27) 11.4 (1.04) 11.5 (1.30) 11.6 (1.04) 11.8 (1.16)
 24–59 mo 11.2 (1.23) 12.0 (1.30) 12.0 (1.11) 11.9 (0.96) 11.9 (1.12) 12.5 (1.05)
  1. Hb hemoglobin
  2. aData are presented as prevalence (95 % CI) unless noted otherwise