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Table 1 Group demographics

From: Complement receptor 1 polymorphisms associated with resistance to severe malaria in Kenya

  Nyanza Provincial General Hospital N = 320 Kisii District Hospital N = 140
  Severe Anaemia Cerebral Malaria Cerebral Malaria
  Cases N = 137 Controls N = 137 Cases N = 23 Controls N = 23 Cases N = 70 Controls N = 70
Mean age in months (SD) 14.8(12.6) 14.5(12.2) 29.0(15.7) 30.1(15.7) 28.5(15.9) 29.0(15.8)
No. of females (%) 57(41.6) 57(41.6) 9(39.1) 9(39.1) 37(52.9) 37(52.9)
Ethnic groups (%)       
Luo 114(83.2) 115(83.9) 22(95.7) 19(82.6) 3(4.3) 4(5.7)
Abagusii 1(0.7) 0 1(4.3) 4 (17.4) 66(94.3) 65(92.9)
Luhya 15(10.9) 19(13.9) 0 0 1(1.4) 1(1.4)
Other 7(5.1) 3(2.2) 0 0 0 0
  1. Other: Kalenjin (3), Kikuyu (3), Turkana (1), Teso (1), Nandi (1), Bukusu (1)
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