Table 1: Mean haematological parameters and serum zinc concentration in Cases and Controls.

ParameterGenotype (Mean ± 2SD) 𝐹 𝑃 -value
Genotype AA ( 𝑛 = 7 1 ) Sickle cell anaemia
Steady state 𝑛 = 7 1 Painful crisis 𝑛 = 7 1

Age (mo) 7 1 . 3 ± 3 4 . 3 6 7 . 2 ± 3 0 . 1 7 9 . 9 ± 3 1 . 7 2.9.06
Weight (Kg) 2 1 . 1 ± 8 . 0 1 7 . 9 ± 5 . 4 2 0 . 3 ± 6 . 3 4.6.01
Height (cm) 1 1 5 . 7 ± 2 1 . 1 1 0 8 . 4 ± 1 6 . 8 1 1 5 . 7 ± 1 7 . 8 3.6.03
Hb (g/dL) 1 1 . 3 ± 2 . 0 7 . 1 ± 1 . 1 7 . 6 ± 1 . 6 144.9.00
PCV (%) 3 3 . 1 ± 5 . 6 2 0 . 9 ± 3 . 4 2 2 . 3 ± 4 . 8 143.9.00
Serum Zinc Conc ( 𝜇 g/dL) 4 2 . 7 ± 1 3 . 6 3 8 . 4 ± 1 3 . 8 2 6 . 3 ± 1 1 . 3 30.9.00

𝑃 < . 0 5 is significant.