Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Overall and trimester based hematological profiles of pregnant women (mean ± SD) in Debre Berhan Referral Hospital, North Shoa, Ethiopia, October to January 2015

From: Anemia and other hematological profiles of pregnant women attending antenatal care in Debre Berhan Referral Hospital, North Shoa, Ethiopia

Complete blood count results Over all Trimesters (number of women) P-value
1st (n = 46) 2nd (n = 100) 3rd (n = 138) 1st and 2nd 1st and 3rd 2nd and 3rd
WBCs, × 109/L 8.79 ± 2.76 8.48 ± 3.09 8.83 ± 2.73 8.86 ± 2.67 0.34 0.31 1.00
Differential WBC count in #
 Neutrophils, × 109/L 6.14 ± 2.41 5.56 ± 2.55 6.23 ± 2.48 6.26 ± 2.30 0.14 0.08 0.89
 Lymphocytes, × 109/L 2.02 ± 0.63 2.28 ± 0.75 1.99 ± 0.60 1.96 ± 0.6 0.040* 0.01* 0.63
 Mid WBCs, × 109/L 0.62 ± 0.25 0.61 ± 0.29 0.62 ± 0.23 0.63 ± 0.25 0.569 0.44 0.78
Differential WBC count in %
 Neutrophils 68.06 ± 9.80 63.75 ± 10.14 68.07 ± 11.42 69.47 ± 7.89 0.01** 0.000** 0.67
 Lymphocytes 24.40 ± 8.36 28.83 ± 9.71 24.08 ± 8.66 23.16 ± 7.14 0.002** 0.000** 0.74
 Mid 7.37 ± 2.09 7.29 ± 2.14 7.42 ± 2.12 7.36 ± 2.08 0.98 0.868 0.85
 RBCs, × 1012/L 4.53 ± 0.73 4.68 ± 0.52 4.55 ± 0.82 4.48 ± 0.71 0.051 0.002** 0.16
 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 14.89 ± 2.45 15.06 ± 1.70 14.68 ± 2.56 14.99 ± 2.58 0.41 0.441 0.767
 Hematocrit (%) 42.50 ±6.59 42.88 ± 4.62 42.08 ± 6.46 42.68 ± 7.23 0.35 0.34 0.99
 MCV (fL) 94.07 ± 6.99 91.93 ± 3.83 93.46 ± 6.75 95.23 ± 7.76 0.012* 0.000** 0.02*
 MCH (pg) 33.08 ± 2.48 32.3 ± 1.44 32.79 ± 2.82 33.55 ± 2.41 0.02* 0.000** 0.03*
 MCHC (g/dL) 35.10 ± 1.09 35.12 ± 0.95 35.09 ± 1.26 35.09 ± 1.03 0.76 0.99 0.78
 RDW (%) 13.92 ±2.17 13.92 ± 3.58 13.78 ± 1.42 14.03 ± 2.01 0.08 0.02* 0.38
 Platelet count (× 109/L) 242.85 ± 83.90 272.91 ± 89.17 253.19 ± 96.14 225.33 ± 67.53 0.09 0.001** 0.057
 MPV (fL) 8.45 ± 0.89 8.45 ± 0.84 8.36 ± 0.86 8.52 ± 0.94 0.42 0.85 0.236
  1. n number of women in each trimester, Hct hematocrit, Hgb hemoglobin, MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, MCV mean corpuscular volume, PLT platelet, RBC red blood cell, RDW red cell distribution width
  2. * P-value < 0.05, ** P-value < 0.01