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Table 4 Association between study population characteristics and G6PD phenotypes in male and female Congolese children

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

Mean age in years ± SD 3.27 ± 2.51 2.50 ± 1.88 0.106 2.97 ± 2.61) 3.20 ± 2.55 3 ± 2.64 0.843
Parasitaemia geometric mean 4094 (191–151,010) 1000 15,486 (158–280,827) 520 (315–862) 73,538
Mean haemoglobin level ±SD (g/dl) 11.26 ± 1.83 10.83 ± 0.94 0.118 11.91 ± 7.01 11.06 ± 1.37 10.56 ± 1.25 0.547
Haemoglobin status
HbAA n (%) 78 (88.6) 23 (95.8) 0.296 63 (87.5) 20 (80) 3 (100) 0.507
HbAS n (%) 10 (11.4) 1 (4.2)   9 (12.5) 5 (20) 0 (0)  
Mean haematocrit ± SD (%) 32.48 ± 5.44 30.79 ± 2.94 0.047 34.36 ± 21.43 31.54 ± 4.17 29.76 ± 4.40 0.466
Mean red blood cell count ± SD (1012/L0) 5.13 ± 0.80 4.67 ± 0.50 0.001 5.35 ± 3.24 4.8 ± 0.70 4. 62 ± 0.07 0.334
Mean White blood cell count ± SD (109/L) 12.27 ± 5.4 13.29 ± 6.48 0.485 12.9 ± 8.63 11.85 ± 4.67 7.39 ± 2.19 0.247
Mean platelet count ± SD (109/L) 283.27 (149.26) 194.58 ± 141.13 0.01 286.48 ± 166.07 297.08 ± 146.71 369.33 ± 311.18 0.896
  1. Parasite geometric mean given in parasites/µl