Table 3

Anaemia and social variables (haemoglobin < 110 g/l)

Control group (n=257)Intervention group (n=198)p Value
No (%)TotalNo (%)Total
Mother’s education
 None or primary school31 (33)9323 (47)680.95
 More than primary school36 (23)15932 (24)1300.79
 No data5
Social class
 I, II, and III25 (28)8919 (22)860.45
 IV, V, and U44 (26)16836 32)1120.34
Birth order
 Firstborn22 (25)8917 (20)830.63
 Other rank46 (27)16838 (33)1150.37