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Table 3 Relationship between anaemia and parasitaemia

From: Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum infection in pregnant women in Gabon

Parasitaemiaa 0 Low Moderate High Median [IQR]b
Haemoglobin, Noc (%)      
<7 g/dl (n = 5) 1 (20) 1 (20) 2 (40) 1 (20) 2818 [1047–8376]
7 – 8.9 g/dl (n = 59) 16 (27.1) 21 (35.6) 19 (32.2) 3 (5.1) 1166 [527–3268]
9 – 11 g/dl (n = 157) 66 (41.4) 47 (29.9) 42 (26.8) 3 (1.9) 981 [321–2475]
>11 g/dl (n = 90) 53 (59) 21 (23.3) 12 (13.3) 4 (4.4) 728 [278–2242]
  1. aFor definition of parasitaemia, see Patients and Methods. b [IQR] = interquartile range. Median for those parasitemic. cNumber of pregnant women in each parasitaemic group.