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Table 2 Percentage distribution of the ABO blood group types in the three study categories.

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

Category A (%) B (%) AB (%) O (%)
Severe malaria 25 (35.7) 15 (21.4) 14 (20.0) 16 (22.9)
Uncomplicated malaria 42 (30.0) 23 (16.4) 11 (7.9) 64 (45.7)
Healthy controls 53 (27.9) 35 (18.4) 23 (12.1) 79 (41.6)