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Research Article

Hematological Parameters and Hemozoin-Containing Leukocytes and Their Association with Disease Severity among Malaria Infected Children: A Cross-Sectional Study at Pawe General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study participants, Pawe General Hospital, 2014.

VariablesCategoriesFrequencyPercent (%)

Age (years)<512733.7
≥525066.3

SexMale21857.8
Female15942.2

Axillary temperature<37.5°C15140.1
≥37.5°C22659.9

Plasmodium speciesP. falciparum28375.1
P. vivax5715.1
Mixed379.8

Malaria severityUncomplicated malaria27572.9
Severe malaria10227.1

Mixed refers to P. falciparum and P. vivax coinfection.

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