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Table 4 Severe anaemia complicated by Deep breathing, Prostration or Profound anaemia

From: Changing trends in blood transfusion in children and neonates admitted in Kilifi District Hospital, Kenya

Year Neonates Infants Children 1-4 yrs Children 5-13 yrs Total
n D.P.P (%) n D.P.P(%) n D.P.P (%) n D.P.P (%) N D.P.P (%)
2002 10 4 (40) 106 70 (66) 261 172 (66) 69 42 (61) 446 288 (65)
2003 15 7 (47) 135 76 (56) 303 199 (66) 74 50 (68) 527 332 (63)
2004 11 4 (36) 96 63 (66) 183 121 (66) 39 27 (69) 329 215 (65)
2005 15 7 (47) 65 33 (51) 160 98 (61) 35 22 (63) 275 160 (58)
2006 19 10 (53) 50 30 (60) 126 81 (64) 38 25 66) 233 146 (63)
2007 7 0 (0) 30 19 (63) 105 69 (66) 34 25 (74) 176 113 (64)
2008 6 2 (33) 26 13 (50) 83 53 (64) 49 34 (69) 164 102 (62)
2009 8 3 (38) 18 12 (67) 58 40 (69) 31 20 (65) 115 75 (65)
Total 91 37 (41) 526 316 (60) 1279 833 (65) 369 245 (66) 2265 1431 (63)
  1. n = Number of severe anaemia cases.
  2. D.P.P = Number of cases complicated by deep Breathing or Prostration or Profound anaemia (Hb <4 g/dl)