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Table 1 Characteristics and hematological profile of subjects with malaria

From: Haematological profile of children with malaria in Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia

Characteristics n = 182
Sex, n (%)
 Male 112 (61.5)
 Female 70 (38.5)
Age, mean (SD), years 6.45 (4.30)
 Age group
  > 10 years 46 (25.3)
  5–10 years 59 (32.4)
  < 5 years 77 (42.3)
Weight, mean (SD), kg 18.95 (11.27)
Type of malaria
 Plasmodium vivax 76 (41.8)
 Plasmodium falciparum 102 (56)
 Mixed malaria 4 (2.2)
Hemoglobin, n (%)
 > 10 gr/dL 77 (42.3)
 5.1–10 gr/dL 91 (50)
 ≤ 5 gr/dL 14 (7.7)
Leukocytes, n (%)
 > 11,000 35 (19.2)
 6000–11,000 73 (40.1)
 < 6000 74 (40.7)
Platelets, n (%)
 > 100.000 126 (69.2)
 ≤ 100.000 56 (30.8)
Anemia, n (%)
 Yes 140 (76.9)
 No 42 (23.1)
Anemia grade, n (%)
 No anemia 42 (23.1)
 Mild 27 (14.8)
 Moderate 68 (37.4)
 Severe 45 (24.7)
Leucopenia, n (%)
 Yes 31 (17)
 No 151 (83)
Monocytosis, n (%)
 Yes 53 (29.1)
 No 129 (70.9)
Lymphocytopenia, n (%)
 Yes 120 (65.9)
 No 62 (34.1)
Thrombocytopenia, n (%)
 Yes 97 (53.3)
 No 85 (46.7)
Hepatomegaly, n (%)
 Yes 41 (22.5)
 No 141 (77.5)
Splenomegaly, n (%)
 Yes 34 (18.7)
 No 148 (81.3)