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Clinical Study

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

Table 5

Haemoglobin concentration distribution of study subjects.

Age group (years)AA
Mean (SD)
SS
Mean (SD)
-value value

0-18.79 (1.24)6.62 (1.65)3.1250.006*
>1-2 9.73 (2.21)6.60 (1.05)7.8630.000*
>2-3 9.38 (0.80)7.72 (3.30)2.0140.054
>3-49.84 (1.05)6.55 (1.56)7.2170.000*
>4-5 10.51 (0.90)6.85 (1.34)9.0060.000*
ALL 9.66 (1.58)6.79 (1.64) 12.2790.000*

*Statistically significant.

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