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Table 2 Iron Nutritional Status of Pregnant Women

From: Physiologic requirement for iron in pregnant women, assessed using the stable isotope tracer technique

TrimesterNSF
(μg. L−1)
UIBC (μmol. L− 1)SI
(μmol. L− 1)
TRF
(g.L− 1)
CRP
(mg. L− 1)
α-AGP (g.L− 1)
First712.57 ± 6.7325.71 ± 10.7810.51 ± 6.311.9(1.04,2.05)0.3(0.2,0.8)0.6 ± 0.2
Second712.71 ± 5.4143.71 ± 19.159.11 ± 2.842.39 (2.05,2.67)3.6 (1.8,5.7)0.6 ± 0.2
Third620.8 ± 31.4331.67 ± 19.1112.7 ± 13.872.32 (1.88,2.55)4.1 (1.8,5.1)0.6 ± 0.6