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Table 2 Haemoglobin levels and distribution of haemoglobinopathies in the study groups

From: Impact of Plasmodium falciparum infection on haematological parameters in children living in Western Kenya

No Malaria Malaria
n=438 n=523
Hb level N HbAS HbAA Unknown n HbAS HbAA Unknown
<5g/dl 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 6
5-10g/dl 29 12 10 4 70 24 12 34
>10g/dl 73 18 47 10 65 20 8 37
Hb level N G6PD- G6PD Unknown N G6PD- G6PD Unknown
<5g/dl 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5
5-10g/dl 17 7 6 3 76 19 20 37
>10g/dl 48 12 31 6 85 8 35 42
Hb level N α* α 2α1/α 2α1 Unknown n α* a2a1/a2a1 Unknown
<5g/dl 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 5
5-10g/dl 72 30 31 9 131 68 8 55
>10g/dl 199 50 122 30 78 47 4 27
  1. G6PD- = deficient G6PD activity, G6PD= normal activity, αα/αα=normal α-globulin gene, α*=defective α-globulin gene