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Clinical Study

Serum Iron Status of Under-Five Children with Sickle Cell Anaemia in Lagos, Nigeria

Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the study population.

Characteristics AASSALL

Gender
 Male49 (50.5)49 (50.5)98 (50.5)
 Female48 (49.5)48 (49.5)96 (49.5)
Age group (years)
 0-115 (15.5)6 (6.2)21 (10.8)
 >1-2 33 (34.0)42 (43.3)75 (38.7)
 >2-3 17 (17.5)11 (11.3)28 (14.4)
 >3-4 18 (18.6)15 (15.5)33 (17.0)
 >4-514 (14.4)23 (23.7)37 (19.1)
Socioeconomic index
 I 18 (18.6)13 (13.4)31 (16.0)
 II 36 (37.1)29 (29.9)65 (33.5)
 III 27 (27.8)40 (41.2)67 (34.5)
 IV 15 (15.5)14 (14.9)29 (14.9)
 V 1 (1.0)1 (1.1)2 (1.0)

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