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Table 2 Correlation between variables in children with severe or uncomplicated malaria

From: Complement activation in Ghanaian children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria

  Hb Spleen Coma Log para
Variable r p r p r p r p
Age 0.379 0.002 -0.066 0.610 -0.142 0.265 -0.0618 0.630
Hb    -0.402 0.001 -0.201 0.114 -0.053 0.678
Spleen      0.270 0.032 -0.170 0.183
Coma        -0.208 0.102
  1. Hb, haemoglobin. Spleen size, cm below left costal margin. Coma, score ≤ 3 on the Blantyre coma scale. Para, parasite (per μL). Patients analysed here are all the SM and UM cases (n = 125). Asymptomatic controls (AC) are not included.