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This section presents estimates for the global and regional causes and prevalence of anemia.

We found 11 resource(s)

Latest Issue: The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022
Technical Report published by FAO in
This report presents updates of the food security and nutrition situation around the world, including estimates global trends in anemia in women of reproductive age.
National, Regional, and Global Estimates of Anaemia by Severity in Women and Children for 2000–19: A Pooled Analysis of Population-Representative Data
Journal Article published by Lancet Global Health in
This paper estimates the prevalence of anaemia by severity for children aged 6–59 months, non-pregnant women aged 15–49 years, and pregnant women aged 15–49 years in 197 countries and territories and globally for the period 2000–19.
Micronutrient Deficiencies Among Preschool-Aged Children and Women Of Reproductive Age Worldwide: A Pooled Analysis of Individual-Level Data from Population-Representative Surveys
Journal Article published by Lancet Global Health in
This paper estimates the global and regional prevalence of deficiency in at least one of three micronutrients among preschool-aged children (aged 6–59 months) and non-pregnant women of reproductive age (aged 15–49 years), using individual-level biomarker data for micronutrient status from nationally representative, population-based surveys.
Anemia Prevalence in Women of Reproductive Age in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Between 2000 and 2018
Systematic Review published by Micronutrient Forum in
This report maps geospatial estimates of anemia prevalence between 2000–2018 in women of reproductive age (15–49 years) across 82 low- and middle-income countries and aggregates results to policy-relevant administrative and national levels
Anemia Among Women of Reproductive Age: An Overview of Global Burden, Trends, Determinants, and Drivers of Progress in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Journal Article published by Nutrients in
This review compiles evidence on the determinants and drivers of anemia reduction, including government policies and programs, in women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries.
The Global Burden of Anemia
Literature Review published by Hematology/Oncology Clinics in
This article provides a framework for understanding the population-specific epidemiology and pathophysiology of anemia globally. The authors used the systematic approach of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2013 study to elucidate levels and trends of anemia-related disability. The study includes estimates of prevalence and…
The Proportion of Anemia Associated with Iron Deficiency in Low, Medium, and High Human Development Index Countries: A Systematic Analysis of National Surveys
Systematic Review published by Nutrients in
This article presents findings from a meta-analysis assessing the proportion of anemia that is attributable to iron deficiency. Data from 23 countries was pooled for pre-school children and non-pregnant women of reproductive age and the proportion of anemia attributable to iron deficiency was estimated by region, inflammation exposure, anemia…
National Anemia Profiles
Country Profile published by SPRING in
These profiles provide a snapshot of country-specific national anemia profiles developed by SPRING. Each profile provides information on: the causes and burden of anemia,
 the policy environment,
 program indicators that allow monitoring progress against anemia targets.