Table 4

Prevalence rates of G6PD deficiency in Iraq and some of the surrounding countries in Eastern Mediterranean Region

Country

Prevalence (%)

Ref


Iraq: Central (Baghdad)

6.1-12.3

[7-9]


Iraq: Southern (Basra)

15.3

[10]


Iraq: Northern (Kurds)

10.9

Current


Iran: Western (Kurds)

5.3

[15]


Jordan

3.6

[4]


Kuwait

5.5

[4]


Saudi Arabia

1-39.8

[25,45,46]


Syria

3.0

[4]


Turkey

0.5-20

[26]


Bahrain

18

[47]


Egypt

5.9

[48]


Lebanon

2.1

[4]


Oman

2-29

[49]


United Arab Emirates

11

[50]


Al-Allawi et al. BMC Blood Disorders 2010 10:6   doi:10.1186/1471-2326-10-6

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