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Table 5 Mean haemoglobin (Hb) level (g/dl) and the prevalence (%) of anaemia among children by agro-ecosystems and villages

From: Spatio-temporal prevalence of malaria and anaemia in relation to agro-ecosystems in Mvomero district, Tanzania

Ecosystem Village Mean Hb Range Hb Normal (≥ 11 g/dl) Mild (11.0–10.9/dl) Moderate (7.0–9.9/dl) Severe (4.0–6.9/dl) Total
Savannah Luhindo 10.4 5.8–15.2 60 (40.0) 33 (22.0) 50 (33.3) 7 (4.7) 150
Dakawa 10.4 5.5–13.6 58 (38.9) 40 (26.9) 44 (29.5) 7 (4.7) 149
  Total 10.4 5.5–15.2 118 (39.5) 73 (24.4) 94 (31.4) 14 (4.7) 299
Sugarcane Mtibwa 11.7 4.8–15.2 154 (77.0) 31 (15.5) 12 (6.0) 3 (1.5) 200
  Total 11.7 4.8–15.2 154 (77.0) 31 (15.5) 12 (6.0) 3 (1.5) 200
Rice-irrigation Mkindo 10.4 4.4–14.3 69 (45.4) 24 (15.8) 49 (32.2) 10 (6.6) 152
Dihombo 11.1 4.9–14.9 92 (60.9) 31 (20.4) 24 (15. 9) 5 (3.3) 152
Mbogo 10.5 3.6–14.2 47 (47.5) 24 (23.2) 19 (19.2) 10 (10.1) 100
Komtonga 10.9 4.8–14.2 63 (52.1) 29 (24.0) 26 (21.3) 4 (3.3) 122
  Total 10.7 3.6–14.2 271 (51.8) 108 (20.3) 118 (22.4) 29 (5.5) 526
Overall Total 10.8 3.6–15.2 543 (52.9) 212 (20.7) 224 (21.8) 46 (4.5) 1025