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Table 3 G6PD phenotypes by ethnic group

From: G6PD deficiency in malaria endemic areas of Nepal

Ethnic groups (MOH) Ethnic groups Deficient, N (%) Normal, N (%) Total, N (%) P
Brahman and Chhetri Brahman 9 (1.6%) 550 (98.4%) 559 < 0.05 vs Cha, M and T
Chhetri 7 (1.0%) 708 (99.0%) 715 < 0.05 vs Cha, M and T
Dalit Dalit 5 (0.9%) 539 (99.1%) 544 < 0.05 vs Cha, M and T
Janajati Janajati (other) 6 (1.1%) 560 (98.9%) 566 < 0.05 vs Cha, M and T
Chaudhary 21 (7.7%) 253 (92.3%) 274 < 0.05 vs B, Chh, D, J and M
Mahatto 18 (17.6%) 84 (82.4%) 102 < 0.05 vs all groups
Tharu 75 (7.5%) 925 (92.5%) 1000 < 0.05 vs B, Chh, D, J and M
Madhesi Madhesi 1 (1.0%) 97 (99.8%) 98 na
Muslim Muslim 0 (0.0%) 63 (100.0%) 63 na
Others Others 1 (0.8%) 124 (99.2%) 125 na
Total Total 143 (3.5%) 3903 (96.5%) 4046  
  1. Cha Chaudhary, M Mahatto, T Tharu, B Brahman, Chh Chhetri, D Dalit, J Janajati (other)