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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the participants

From: An update on glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in children from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Characteristics Values
Mean age in years ± SD (range) 3.1± 2.5 (1–10)
Sex ratio (M/F) 1:1 (112/100)
Haemoglobin status
Normal (HbAA) 187 (88.2%)
Sickle cell anaemia (HbAS) 25 (11.8%)
Mean haemoglobin level (g/dl) 11.4 ± 4.3
Mean haematocrit (%) 32.8 ± 13.1
Mean red blood cell count (1 × 1012/L) 5.1 ± 1.9
Mean white blood cell count (1 × 109/L) 12.4 ± 6.7
Mean platelet count (1 × 109/L) 277.2 ± 158.1
Median parasitaemia (parasites/µl) 10,101 (118.5–280,828)
Malaria diagnosis
Uncomplicated malaria 22 (10.4%)
Submicroscopic infection 52 (24.5%)
Malaria negative 138 (65.1%)