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Table 1 Distribution of G6PD deficiency genotypes according to age groups, body temperature and hemoglobin level at enrollment

From: Plasmodium falciparum clearance with artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in Mali

G6PD Genotypes Temperature Haemoglobin
Hb/dl
Age groups
  Mean°C (Range) Mean (Range) < 5 years 5-10 years 11-17 years >17 years Total Number
    n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Homozygous 38.0 (0.8) 11.4 (1.6) 1 (0,9) 2 (1,3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (1)
Hemizygous 38.5 (2.8) 11.2 (5.3) 5 (4.7) 13 (8.7) 3 (6,1) 1 (10) 22 (7)
Heterozygous 38.5 (2.3) 11.4 (8.0) 6 (5,6) 14(9,4) 9 (18,4) 2 (20) 31 (9,8)
Normal 38.5 (2.9) 11.2 (9.1) 95(88.8) 120(80.5) 37 (75.5) 7(70.0) 259 (82,2)
Total 38.5 (2.9) 11.2 (9.1) 107 (100) 149 (100) 49 (100) 10 (100) 315 (100)
  1. Fisher exact test p = 0.2 for G6PD Genotypes within age groups.
  2. ANOVA p ≥ 0.05 for G6PD Genotypes and body temperature mean or haemoglobin mean