Table 4: Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin (MCH) values according to age range, Dourados/MS, Brazil, 2009.

MCH Values (ng)Younger than 1 year oldFrom 1 to 15 years oldOlder than 15 years old
N    %N    %N     %

15–16.9 —   — 1   1.1 1    0.3
17–18.9 —   — —   — —    —
19–20.9 1   7.7 —   — 1    0.3
21–22.9 1   7.7 3   3.2 3    0.8
23–24.9 3   23.1 3   3.2 1    0.3
25–26.9 4   30.8 14   14.7 5    1.4
27–28.9 4   30.8 43   45.3 65    18.4
29–30.9 —   — 30   31.6 254    71.8
31–32.9 —   — 1   1.1 21    5.9
33–34.9 —   — —   — 3    0.8

Total 13   100 95   100 354    100