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Table 3 Mean, median and 95 th percentile reference ranges of haemoglobin levels for 117 malaria-positive adult and children from Gambo (Ethiopia)

From: Haemoglobin levels for population from Gambo, a rural area of Ethiopia, and their association with anaemia and malaria

  Subject group
  Female (n = 40) Male (n = 14) Children 1-5 years (n = 40) Children 6-12 years (n = 23)
Haemoglobin (g/dL)   
Mean ± SD 9.3 ± 3.4 10.4 ± 2.7 6.4 ± 2.5 7.7 ± 3.2
Median 10.2 10.3 6.6 8.2
95% range 8.3-10.5 8.8-11.9 5.6-7.2 6.4-9.1