Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Reduced Haematopoietic Output in Automobile Mechanics and Sprayers with Chronic Exposure to Petrochemicals: A Case-Control Study in Cape Coast, Ghana

Table 3

Mean hematological parameters among controls and cases.

ParametersControlsMechanics (M)Sprayers (S)

RBC (1012/L)0.0354>0.9999
HGB (g/dL)0.26590.0126
MCV (fL)0.10300.6716
MCH (pg)<0.0001<0.0001
MCHC (g/dL)<0.0001<0.0001
WBC (109/L)0.00010.0004
GRAN # (109/L)0.80280.5187
LYM # (109/L)<0.00010.0004
MID # (109/L)<0.0001<0.0001
PLT (109/L)0.00060.0004
MPV (fL)<0.0001<0.0001

ANOVA; Dunn’s multiple comparison; : control verses mechanics (M); : control verses sprayers (S); results showing mean ± standard deviation at 95% CI confidence interval, significant at ; GRAN: granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils); LYM: lymphocytes; MID: monocytes.