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Table 2 Prevalence of anaemia in pregnant women in semi-rural suburbs of Kinshasa, 2012 (N = 332)

From: Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection is associated with anaemia in pregnancy and can be more cost-effectively detected by rapid diagnostic test than by microscopy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Percentage Median (Parasite density)
Haemoglobin concentration Severe anaemia <7 g/dl 1 0.3% 128 (IQR: 128-128)
Moderate anaemia 7–9.9 g/dl 135 40.7% 100 (IQR: 78-132)
Slight anaemia 10-10.9 g/dl 67 20.2% 127 (IQR: 103-159)
  Non-anaemic ≥ 11 g/dl 129 38.9% 120 (IQR: 83-135)