Table 1

Summary of subject categories in the various subgroups

Study Subgroup


School Children

Pre-School Children

Pregnant Women

Adult Men

Non-pregnant Women

Overall


Number (%)

89 (22.4)

87 (21.9)

73 (18.3)

66 (16.6)

83 (20.8)

100

Male n (%)

51 (57.5)

50 (57.5)

0

66 (100.0)

0

167 (42.0)

Age in years

Mean (SD)

7.8 (2.3)

2.3 (1.1)

27.2 (5.8)

34.3 (12.3)

30.9 (11.7)

19.4 (15.2)

95% CI

7.3-8.3

2.1-2.6

25.8-28.6

31.2-37.3

28.4-33.5

17.9-20.9

Range

5-14

1-4

17-41

16-59

12-64

1-64

Hb(g/dl) by HemoCue

Mean (SD)

9.8 (3.1)

9.3 (2.9)

11.1 (1.7)

11.4 (3.3)

10.8 (2.5)

10.4 (2.8)

95% CI

9.1-10.4

8.7-9.9

10.7-11.5

10.6-12.2

10.3-11.3

10.1-10.7

Range

3.3-20.3

2.7-16.8

5.6-16.6

3.2-16.8

2.9-16.7

2.7-20.3

Hb(g/dl) by KX21N

Mean (SD)

9.6 (3.1)

9.1 (2.9)

10.9 (1.6)

11.3 (3.4)

10.7 (2.4)

10.2 (2.9)

95% CI

8.9-10.3

8.5-9.8

10.5-11.3

10.4-12.1

10.1-11.2

10.0-10.5

Range

2.7-20.4

2.4-16.9

5.5-16.0

3.3-16.9

2.9-16.6

2.4-20.4

Hb(g/dl) by Cyanmethemoglobin

Mean (SD)

9.6 (3.1)

9.2 (2.9)

11.0 (1.7)

11.3 (3.3)

10.7 (2.5)

10.3 (2.8)

95% CI

9.0-10.3

8.6-9.8

10.6-11.4

10.4-12.1

10.1-11.2

10.0-10.5

Range

2.9-20.4

2.5-16.4

5.5-16.3

3.0-16.7

2.7-16.5

2.5-20.4


Nkrumah et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2011 11:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-11-5

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