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Table 1 Details of study participants

From: Association of ABO blood group with severe falciparum malaria in adults: case control study and meta-analysis

Subjects Severe P. falciparum malaria clinical categories (SM) UM HC P value
  CM MOD NCSM    
Total number (n) 59 80 108 106 174 NA
Sex (M/F) 42/17 65/15 91/17 84/22 134/40 NA
Mean age in years (range) 33.5 (15-65) 33.5 (15-70) 34 (15-65) 32.5 (15-80) 31.1 (16-75) NS
Mean Hg (g/dl)±SD 9.9 ± 1.9 9.9 ± 2.2 9.7 ± 2.5 10.82 ± 1.9 12.8 ± 1.9 < 0.0001
  1. SM: severe malaria; CM: cerebral malaria; MOD: multi-organ dysfunction; NCSM: non-cerebral severe malaria; UM: uncomplicated malaria; HC: healthy control; NA: not applicable; NS: not significant