Singapore - Prevalence of anemia

Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age (% of women ages 15-49)

Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age (% of women ages 15-49) in Singapore was 22.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 22.00 in 2011, while its lowest value was 17.50 in 2001.

Definition: Prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age refers to the combined prevalence of both non-pregnant with haemoglobin levels below 12 g/dL and pregnant women with haemoglobin levels below 11 g/dL.

Source: Stevens GA et al. Global, regional, and national trends in hemoglobin concentration and prevalence of total and severe anemia in children and pregnant and non-pregnant women for 1995-2011: a systematic analysis of population-representative data. The Lancet Global Health 2013;1:e16-e25.

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Year Value
1995 19.80
1996 19.10
1997 18.60
1998 18.20
1999 17.80
2000 17.60
2001 17.50
2002 17.50
2003 17.70
2004 17.90
2005 18.20
2006 18.60
2007 19.00
2008 19.60
2009 20.20
2010 21.00
2011 22.00

Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5)

Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5) in Singapore was 19.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 20.70 in 1990, while its lowest value was 16.10 in 1999.

Definition: Prevalence of anemia, children under age 5, is the percentage of children under age 5 whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter at sea level.

Source: 1. WHO. Global anemia prevalence and trends 1995-2011. Geneva: World Health Organization; forthcoming. 2. Stevens GA, Finucane MM, De-Regil LM, et al. Global, regional, and national trends in hemoglobin concentration and prevalence of total and severe anemia in children and pregnant and non-pregnant women for 1995-2011: a systematic analysis of population-representative data. The Lancet Global Health 2013; 1(1): e16-e25.

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Year Value
1990 20.70
1991 19.80
1992 19.10
1993 18.40
1994 17.80
1995 17.20
1996 16.80
1997 16.50
1998 16.20
1999 16.10
2000 16.10
2001 16.10
2002 16.20
2003 16.40
2004 16.50
2005 16.80
2006 17.00
2007 17.30
2008 17.60
2009 18.00
2010 18.50
2011 19.10

Prevalence of anemia among non-pregnant women (% of women ages 15-49)

Prevalence of anemia among non-pregnant women (% of women ages 15-49) in Singapore was 21.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 21.80 in 2011, while its lowest value was 17.30 in 2001.

Definition: Prevalence of anemia, non-pregnant women, is the percentage of non-pregnant women whose hemoglobin level is less than 120 grams per liter at sea level.

Source: 1. WHO. Global anemia prevalence and trends 1995-2011. Geneva: World Health Organization; forthcoming. 2. Stevens GA, Finucane MM, De-Regil LM, et al. Global, regional, and national trends in hemoglobin concentration and prevalence of total and severe anemia in children and pregnant and non-pregnant women for 1995-2011: a systematic analysis of population-representative data. The Lancet Global Health 2013; 1(1): e16-e25.

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Year Value
1995 19.40
1996 18.80
1997 18.20
1998 17.90
1999 17.60
2000 17.40
2001 17.30
2002 17.30
2003 17.40
2004 17.70
2005 18.00
2006 18.40
2007 18.90
2008 19.40
2009 20.00
2010 20.80
2011 21.80

Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%)

The value for Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%) in Singapore was 28.50 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 29.20 in 1995 and a minimum value of 27.00 in 2001.

Definition: Prevalence of anemia, pregnant women, is the percentage of pregnant women whose hemoglobin level is less than 110 grams per liter at sea level.

Source: Stevens GA, Finucane MM, De-Regil LM, et al. Global, regional, and national trends in hemoglobin concentration and prevalence of total and severe anemia in children and pregnant and non-pregnant women for 1995-2011: a systematic analysis of population-representative data. The Lancet Global Health 2013; 1(1): e16-e25.

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Year Value
1995 29.20
1996 28.70
1997 28.30
1998 27.90
1999 27.50
2000 27.20
2001 27.00
2002 27.00
2003 27.00
2004 27.10
2005 27.20
2006 27.40
2007 27.60
2008 27.80
2009 28.00
2010 28.20
2011 28.50

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition