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Table 2 Frequency and severity of anaemia among cases stratified by age group

From: The association between malaria parasitaemia, erythrocyte polymorphisms, malnutrition and anaemia in children less than 10 years in Senegal: a case control study

  Under 5years (N=122) [5 - 10years] (N=54) p value
  n (%) 95%CI n (%) 95%CI  
Mild anaemia (Hb<11g/dl) 55 (45.1) [34.0-58.7] 34 (63.0) [43.6-87.9] 0.03
Moderate anaemia (Hb <9g/dl) 59 (48.4) [36.8-62.4] 18 (33.3) [19.7-52.7] 0.06
Severe anaemia (Hb<7g/dl) 08 (6.5) [2.8-12.9] 02 (3.7) [0.4-13.4] 0.68