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Table 2 Mean values of full blood count parameters

From: Haematological values in homozygous sickle cell disease in steady state and haemoglobin phenotypes AA controls in Lagos, Nigeria

Parameters Cases Controls
Males Females Overall Males Females Overall
Hgb g/dl 8.11 ± 1.53 7.78 ± 1.42 7.93 ± 1.4 13.83 ± 1.32 11.96 ± 3.10 13.83 ± 1.32
PCV% 25.04 ± 4.90 23.95 ± 4.49 24.44 ± 4.68 43.07 ± 3.95 36.59 ± 3.30 43.07 ± 3.95
MCV fl 81.71 ± 6.34 81.36 ± 9.01 81.52 ± 7.89 86.90 ± 4.69 84.63 ± 8.82 86.90 ± 4.69
MCH pg 26.54 ± 2.46 26.47 ± 3.71 26.50 ± 3.20 28.25 ± 1.34 27.20 ± 1.92 28.50 ± 1.34
MCHCg/dl 32.45 ± 1.00 32.54 ± 1.08 32.52 ± 1.07 32.06 ± 0.90 31.59 ± 0.93 32.06 ± 0.90
WBC 10.82 ± 4.95 9.83 ± 2.86 10.27 ± 3.94 5.75 ± 1.63 5.63 ± 1.59 5.67 ± 1.59
Plts 408.40 ± 133.42 416.21 ± 155.09 412.71 ± 145 239 ± 62.25 222.15 ± 58.03 222.82 ± 57
  1. Abbreviations: Hgb—haemoglobin concentration, PCV--Packed cell volume, MCV-Mean cell volume, MCH—Mean cell haemoglobin, MCHC-Mean cell haemoglobin concentration, WBC-White blood cells*109/l, Plts-Platelets*109/l.