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Table 4 Difference in the mean average of laboratory findings and its statistical significance at the time of admission in cases and controls

From: Factors associated with the severity and complication of patients with malaria hospitalized between 2009 and 2013 in three municipalities of Colombia, case control study

Signs Parameter Case Control P
Haemoglobin Average 11.99 11.84 <0.66
SD 2.51 1.94
Min 6.20 7.20
Max 15.90 17.00
N* 59 109
Haematocrit Average 35.78 34.86 <0.40
SD 7.09 5.94
Min 18.10 23.60
Max 45.47 48.00
N* 53 89
Platelets Average 118,010 179,407.77 <0.00
SD 121,344 106,059.5
Min 11,800 17,800.0
Max 850,000 837,000.0
N* 55 103
Total bilirubin Average 3.41 0.97 <0.00
SD 1.90 0.33
Min 1.40 0.19
Max 7.30 1.40
N* 16 13
ALT Average 98.85 28.00 <0.00
SD 91.99 12.04
Min 10 10.00
Max 381 60.00
N* 27 33
AST Average 103.33 35.26 <0.00
SD 87.59 13.43
Min 18 14.00
Max 377 69.00
N* 27 31
Creatinine Average 0.90 0.85 0.37
SD 0.26 0.23
Min 0.50 0.48
Max 1.50 1.36
N* 37 54
Glycaemia Average 110,12 107,65 <0.77
SD 25,01 45,48
Min 63 67
Max 169 350
N* 33 44
Trophozoite count Average 8,076.75 5,924.17 <0.32
SD 15,795.4 7,409.47
Min 80 240
Max 77,600 49,120
N* 37 76
  1. P value using mean difference between sample data pairs
  2. N* number of medical records with data available