Advances in Hematology / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Assessment of Hemoglobin Variants in Patients Receiving Health Care at the Ho Teaching Hospital: A Three-Year Retrospective Study

Table 1

Participants’ demographic details stratified by year of testing.

ParametersTotalYear category value
201620172018

Gender1523 (100.00)430 (28.23)507 (33.29)586 (38.48)
Male493 (32.37)138 (27.99)157 (31.85)198 (40.16)0.604
Female1030 (67.63)292 (28.35)350 (33.98)388 (37.67)

Age group
<5237 (15.56)87 (36.71)67 (28.27)83 (35.02)0.013
5–14258 (16.94)80 (31.01)90 (34.88)88 (34.11)
15–24344 (22.59)84 (24.42)115 (33.43)145 (42.15)
25–34459 (30.14)122 (26.58)151 (32.90)186 (40.52)
35–60193 (12.67)46 (23.83)77 (39.90)70 (36.27)
≥6132 (2.10)11 (34.38)7 (21.88)14 (43.75)

Hb variants
AA568 (37.29)157 (27.64)194 (34.15)217 (38.20)0.005
AC79 (5.19)17 (21.52)25 (31.65)37 (46.84)
AS614 (40.32)175 (28.50)203 (33.06)236 (38.44)
AF3 (0.20)0 (0.00)2 (66.67)1 (33.33)
CC4 (0.26)0 (0.00)1 (25.00)3 (75.00)
SC121 (7.94)32 (26.45)48 (39.67)41 (33.88)
SF39 (2.56)19 (48.72)18 (46.15)2 (5.13)
SS95 (6.24)30 (31.58)16 (16.84)49 (51.58)

Data are presented as frequency with corresponding percentages in parenthesis. value is significant at <0.05.

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