Advances in Hematology / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Relative Susceptibilities of ABO Blood Groups to Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Ghana

Table 2

Blood group distribution in complicated cases and uncomplicated controls.

CategoryParasite density (% of parasitized RBCs)Hb (g/dL)

Complicated cases
 A3211.906 (±2.487)9.705 (±0.862)
 AB269.088 (±1.583)9.430 (±0.948)
 B3611.400 (±2.965)9.536 (±0.883)
 O188.497 (±1.402)9.656 (±0.965)
value (ANOVA)<0.00010.676
Uncomplicated controls
 A408.567 (±1.943)12.358 (±1.262)
 AB297.610 (±2.123)12.537 (±1.526)
 B388.605 (±1.886)12.237 (±1.084)
 O746.546 (±1.596)12.300 (±1.291)
value (ANOVA)<0.00010.800