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Table 2 Iron and Folic Acid uptake and Compliance (n = 313)

From: A root cause analysis of sub-optimal uptake and compliance to iron and folic acid supplementation in pregnancy in 7 districts of Zambia

VariableFreq.Percent
Took Iron and Folic Acid
 Yes30296.5
 No82.6
 No Response31.0
First Took Iron and Folic Acid
 First Trimester8527.2
 Second Trimester19261.3
 Third Trimester247.7
 No Response123.8
Iron Tablets Source
 Health Facility29995.5
 Community Health Worker10.3
 Bought from a Pharmacy00.0
 Relative00.0
 Friend10.3
 Other10.3
 No Response113.5
Type of Iron Tablets
 Coated27789
 Non-coated175
 No Response196
Took All Iron Tablets Given
 Yes25280.51
 No4213.42
 No Response196.07
Took All Folic Acid Tablets Given
 Yes24377.6
 No3812.1
 No Response3210.2