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Table 1 Prevalence of mutant alleles by gender

From: The prevalence of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in Gambian school children

Allele type Female (%) N = 709 Male (%) N = 728
Wild 281 (39.6) 436 (59.9)
202A-(H) 50 (7.1) -
202A-(M) 2 (0.3) 24 (3.3)
968 (H) 24 (3.4) -
968 (M) 4 (0.6) 26 (3.6)
542 (H) 18 (2.5) -
542 (M) 2 (0.3) 12 (1.7)
Others* 328 (46.3) 230 (31.6)
  1. M = Mutant, H = Heterozygote.
  2. *Including single, double and triple mutations (see Table 2).