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Table 7 Prevalence of G6PD deficiency in indigenous ethnic groups in North Afghanistan

From: Mass primaquine treatment to eliminate vivax malaria: lessons from the past

Village (province) Ethnic group No. examined G6PD deficiency prevalence % Source
Gavarchin (Lagman) Pathan 116 21.6 [24]
Kunduz ( male school) Pathan 50 14.0 [25]
Gumbat (Kunduz) Pathan 100 3.0 [25]
Kulduman (Kunduz) Uzbeks 100 8.0 [25]
Bulla-Kuchi (Kunduz) Uzbeks 175 4.6 [24]
Kunduz (male school) Tadjiks 100 4.0 [25]
Karok (Badachshan) Tadjiks 139 1.4 [24]
Saidabad (Chazardjet) Chazars 107 2.8 [24]
Zardkomar (Kunduz) Turkmen 100 0.0 [25]