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Table 1 Haematological parameters of the study patients

From: Prevalence of 3.7 and 4.2 deletions in Sudanese patients with red cells hypochromia and microcytosis

ParameterGroup3.7 and 4.2 −ve
(No = 90)
3.7 heterozygous
(No = 7)
Number distributionMale102
Female153
Children65 (28 ♂, 37 ♀)2 (♂)
RBC (× 1012/L)Male5.55 ± 0.777.23 ± 0.78
Female4.61 ± 0.397.21 ± 0.67
Children4.98 ± 0.745.05 ± 0.87
Hb (g/L)Male14.62 ± 0.8711.70 ± 0.57
Female12.00 ± 1.7011.25 ± 0.64
Children10.79 ± 1.5011.6 ± 2.95
PCV (L/L)Male43.36 ± 2.0638.70 ± 3.25
Female36.60 ± 4.5637.65 ± 2.33
Children33.00 ± 3.7535.06 ± 7.38
MCV (fL)Male67.80 ± 7.6453.60 ± 1.27
Female69.77 ± 8.0552.35 ± 1.63
Children67.23 ± 4.9769.20 ± 7.49
MCH (pg)Male23.44 ± 2.1716.25 ± 0.92
Female23.18 ± 2.9515.60 ± 0.57
Children21.99 ± 2.4322.80 ± 3.44
MCHC (%)Male34.18 ± 0.9330.25 ± 1.06
Female32.73 ± 1.7929.90 ± 0.14
Children32.63 ± 1.7032.86 ± 1.64
RDW-CVMale14.26 ± 1.9820.20 ± 1.70
Female13.75 ± 1.2621.05 ± 0.07
Children15.77 ± 2.3614.86 ± 0.95
Frequencies of Hb electrophoreses resultAA777
AS110
↑A220
↑F00
  1. The above table showed the Haematological parameters and Haemoglobin electrophoresis results in the study population. RBC red blood cells, Hb haemoglobin, PCV packet cell volume, MCV mean cell volume, MCH mean cell haemoglobin, MCHC mean cell haemoglobin concentration, RDW-CV red cells distribution width coefficient variation, AA adult haemoglobin, AS haemoglobin AS (carrier haemoglobin S), A2 haemoglobin A2, F foetal haemoglobin