Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Oxidative Stress and Hemoglobin Level of Complicated and Uncomplicated Malaria Cases among Children: A Cross-Sectional Study in Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana

Table 1

Ages and gender of study participants.

VariablesControlUncomplicatedComplicatedP value
(n=15) (n=51) (n=17)

Age (years) (mean ± SD)3.80±1.664.32±2.814.27±2.960.801
Age range of the wards (years)0.777
0-510 (66.7%)35 (68.6%)11 (64.7%)
6-105 (33.3%)14 (27.5%)6 (35.3%)
11- 12-2 (3.9%)-
Gender0.676
Male8 (53.3%)24 (47.1%)7 (41.2%)
Female7 (46.7%)27 (52.9%)10 (58.8%)

SD = standard deviation, P value<0.05 = statistically significant.

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