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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency among Yemeni children residing in malaria-endemic areas of Hodeidah governorate and evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test for its detection

Characteristic
Median age in years (IQR) 8 (6–11)
Gender
 Male n (%) 219 (55)
 Female n (%) 181 (45)
District of residence
 Al Marawi’ah n (%) 259 (65)
 Ad Durayhimi n (%) 141 (35)
Median Hb in g/dL (IQR) 11 (9.9–11.7)
Consanguinity between parents (by district)
 Al Marawi’ah n (%) 91/259 (35.1)
 Ad Durayhimi n (%) 66/141 (46.8)
  1. Total number of children enrolled in the present study is 400
  2. Hb haemoglobin, IQR interquartile range