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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants included in the analyses

From: Associations between red blood cell variants and malaria among children and adults from three areas of Uganda: a prospective cohort study

CharacteristicChildren, n (%)aAdults, n (%)a
Study site
 Walukuba318 (31.5%)113 (36.2%)
 Kihihi357 (35.4%)95 (30.5%)
 Nagongera335 (33.2%)104 (33.3%)
Gender
 Male516 (51.1%)19 (6.1%)
 Female494 (48.9%)293 (93.9%)
Haemoglobin variant
 AA808 (80.7%)242 (78.3%)
 AS188 (18.8%)67 (21.7%)
 SS5 (0.5%)0 (0%)
 No result93
Alpha thalassaemia variant
 Normal585 (60.3%)200 (66.0%)
 α−/αα335 (34.5%)84 (27.7%)
 α−/−α50 (5.2%)19 (6.3%)
 No result409
G6PD genotype (male)
 Normal455 (89.4%)15 (79.0)
 Hemizygotes54 (10.6%)4 (21.1%)
 No result70
G6PD genotype (female)
 Normal370 (75.5%)232 (79.5%)
 Heterozygotes108 (22.0%)55 (18.8%)
 Homozygotes12 (2.4%)5 (1.7%)
 No result41
  1. aProportion among those with results available