St. Lucia - 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 St. Lucia was 21.90 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 38.40 in 1990, while its lowest value was 21.10 in 2014.

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: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

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Year Value
1990 38.40
1991 37.20
1992 35.90
1993 34.80
1994 33.80
1995 32.80
1996 31.90
1997 31.00
1998 30.20
1999 29.40
2000 28.70
2001 28.00
2002 27.40
2003 26.90
2004 26.40
2005 25.90
2006 25.20
2007 24.50
2008 23.70
2009 23.00
2010 22.30
2011 21.80
2012 21.40
2013 21.20
2014 21.10
2015 21.40
2016 21.90

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

Prevalence of anemia among children (% of children under 5) in St. Lucia was 35.30 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 45.10 in 1990, while its lowest value was 35.10 in 2013.

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: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

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Year Value
1990 45.10
1991 43.90
1992 42.90
1993 41.90
1994 41.20
1995 40.40
1996 39.70
1997 39.10
1998 38.70
1999 38.20
2000 37.90
2001 37.50
2002 37.60
2003 37.50
2004 37.30
2005 37.20
2006 37.10
2007 36.80
2008 36.50
2009 36.30
2010 36.00
2011 35.60
2012 35.30
2013 35.10
2014 35.10
2015 35.10
2016 35.30

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 St. Lucia was 21.80 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 38.30 in 1990, while its lowest value was 21.00 in 2013.

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: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

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Year Value
1990 38.30
1991 37.00
1992 35.80
1993 34.60
1994 33.60
1995 32.60
1996 31.60
1997 30.80
1998 30.00
1999 29.20
2000 28.50
2001 27.80
2002 27.30
2003 26.80
2004 26.30
2005 25.70
2006 25.10
2007 24.40
2008 23.60
2009 22.80
2010 22.10
2011 21.60
2012 21.30
2013 21.00
2014 21.00
2015 21.30
2016 21.80

Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%)

The value for Prevalence of anemia among pregnant women (%) in St. Lucia was 26.50 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 40.10 in 1990 and a minimum value of 25.90 in 2014.

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: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics (http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.1?lang=en).

See also:

Year Value
1990 40.10
1991 39.20
1992 38.40
1993 37.60
1994 36.80
1995 36.00
1996 35.30
1997 34.50
1998 33.80
1999 33.00
2000 32.30
2001 31.60
2002 31.00
2003 30.40
2004 29.90
2005 29.30
2006 28.80
2007 28.20
2008 27.60
2009 27.10
2010 26.70
2011 26.40
2012 26.20
2013 26.00
2014 25.90
2015 26.10
2016 26.50

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Nutrition