Table 1: Comparison of Indirect bilirubin levels in children with exchange transfusion for different causes ( ).

Causes of Exchange transfusionSNHL BNH Both groups
n IB mg/dL-sd Range n IB mg/dL-sd Range n IB mg/dL-sd Range

Rh hemolytic disease523.8 ± 7.216.2–35.64318.0 ± 5.46.8–28.44818.6 ± 5.86.8–35.6
ABO incompatibility221.2 ± 9.214.7–27.82618.7 ± 5.57.3–35.82818.9 ± 5.67.3–35.8
Multifactorial hyperbilirubinemia821.5 ± 4.516.1–29.31820.2 ± 4.69.6–28.62620.6 ± 4.59.6–29.3

Total1522.2 ± 5.714.7–35.68718.7 ± 5.36.8–35.810219.2 ± 5.46.8–35.8

P = one-way Anova P = 0.77P = 0.34P = 0.31

n: number of cases. Sd: standard deviation. IB: Indirect bilirubin. SNHL: sensorineural hearing loss. BNH: bilateral normal hearing. P: significance in one-way analysis of variance.