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Table 1 Prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency anemia for the age groups considered in the model

From: Reducing the burden of iron deficiency anemia in Cote D’Ivoire through fortification

Age groupAnemia prevalenceShare due to IDaIDA estimateIDA highest SESIDA lowest SES
Pre-school children74.8%64.0%47.9%37.8%52.5%
School age children56.1%49.0%27.5%21.7%30.1%
Women54.9%39.0%21.4%18.8%22.3%
Men29.7%18.0%5.3%4.5%6.0%
  1. IDA iron deficiency anemia, ID iron deficiency, SES socioeconomic strata; pre-school children from 0.5 to 4 years old; school age children from 5 to 14 years old: adults men and women from 15 to 64 years old
  2. aThe prevalence of anemia was estimated from row data of the Demographic and Health Survey 2011–2012 in Côte D’Ivoire. The share of iron deficiency anemia is estimated based on Kassebaum, et al. and Asorbayire, et al. [1, 6]