International Journal of Pediatrics / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Evaluation of the Performance of Haemoglobin Colour Scale and Comparison with HemoCue Haemoglobin Assay in Diagnosing Childhood Anaemia: A Field Validation Study

Table 1

The performance of HCS in estimating haemoglobin using HemoCue assay as standard.

VariablePerformance of HCSPerformance of HCSp-value
Absolute figure (n)Percentage (%)

Anaemia detected (<11g/dl) (n=552)
Performance of HCS using HemoCue assay as Standard
 Total sample524
 Number of anaemic children in the sample23344.5
Performance of Clinical detection of anaemia using HemoCue as standard
 Total sample524
 Number of anaemic children in the sample23344.4
 Positive Predictive Value168/23372.1
 Negative Predictive Value356/42184.6

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