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Table 3 G6PD deficiency prevalence in Isabel Province and prevalence by gender (n(%))

From: Population screening for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiencies in Isabel Province, Solomon Islands, using a modified enzyme assay on filter paper dried bloodspots

  Total (%) Male (%) Female (%)
Samples tested 8,541 3,880 (45.6) 4,636 (54.4)
Normal 6,810 (79.7) 3,037 (89.9) 3,750 (80.9)
Total deficient 1,731(20.3) 843 (21.7) 886 (19.1)
Severe deficient †† 590 (6.9) 421 (10.9) 168 (3.6)
Moderate deficient ††† 1,141 (13.4) 422 (10.9) 717 (15.5)
  1. † < 30% normal enzyme activity
  2. †† < 10% normal enzyme activity
  3. ††† 10-30% normal enzyme activity