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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants.

From: The ABO blood group and Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Awash, Metehara and Ziway areas, Ethiopia

Category Total (N) Average age (years) Mean Hb (g/dl)X Mean Parasite density per μl of bloodX
Severe malaria 70 14.3 10.4 (4.3) 3.44 (4.38)
Uncomplicated malaria 140 15.6 12.0 (2.4) 3.31 (4.67)
Healthy controls 190 15.0 12.8 (2.41) NA
P- value NA 0.80 < 0.0001* 0.63
  1. * Significant difference; X Values shown in bracket are the ± standard deviations; † ANOVA; NA, not applicable.