Table 2

Comparisons of iron status markers at baseline and 3- and 12-months post-implementation.

Survey

Serum ferritin μg/L*

Soluble Transferrin Receptor mg/L*

TfR/Fe-Index*


n

Mean

95% CI

n

Mean

95% CI

n

Mean

95% CI

Baseline

329

28.2

(24.2, 32.9)

336

1.69

(1.60, 1.78)

326

1.24

(1.05, 1.14)

3 month

320

38.9

(34.4, 44.0)

329

1.71

(1.63, 1.80)

320

1.10

(1.01, 1.07)

12 month

353

43.2

(38.6, 48.0)

361

1.41

(1.34, 1.48)

352

0.95

(0.92, 0.98)


* Exponentiated means and 95%CIs of log transformed values, SE adjusted for clusters as village.

Casey et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:261   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-261

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