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Table 1 Summary of subject categories in the various subgroups

From: Hemoglobin estimation by the HemoCue® portable hemoglobin photometer in a resource poor setting

  Study Subgroup
  School Children Pre-School Children Pregnant Women Adult Men Non-pregnant Women Overall
Number (%) 89 (22.4) 87 (21.9) 73 (18.3) 66 (16.6) 83 (20.8) 100
Male n (%) 51 (57.5) 50 (57.5) 0 66 (100.0) 0 167 (42.0)
Age in years       
Mean (SD) 7.8 (2.3) 2.3 (1.1) 27.2 (5.8) 34.3 (12.3) 30.9 (11.7) 19.4 (15.2)
95% CI 7.3-8.3 2.1-2.6 25.8-28.6 31.2-37.3 28.4-33.5 17.9-20.9
Range 5-14 1-4 17-41 16-59 12-64 1-64
Hb(g/dl) by HemoCue       
Mean (SD) 9.8 (3.1) 9.3 (2.9) 11.1 (1.7) 11.4 (3.3) 10.8 (2.5) 10.4 (2.8)
95% CI 9.1-10.4 8.7-9.9 10.7-11.5 10.6-12.2 10.3-11.3 10.1-10.7
Range 3.3-20.3 2.7-16.8 5.6-16.6 3.2-16.8 2.9-16.7 2.7-20.3
Hb(g/dl) by KX21N       
Mean (SD) 9.6 (3.1) 9.1 (2.9) 10.9 (1.6) 11.3 (3.4) 10.7 (2.4) 10.2 (2.9)
95% CI 8.9-10.3 8.5-9.8 10.5-11.3 10.4-12.1 10.1-11.2 10.0-10.5
Range 2.7-20.4 2.4-16.9 5.5-16.0 3.3-16.9 2.9-16.6 2.4-20.4
Hb(g/dl) by Cyanmethemoglobin       
Mean (SD) 9.6 (3.1) 9.2 (2.9) 11.0 (1.7) 11.3 (3.3) 10.7 (2.5) 10.3 (2.8)
95% CI 9.0-10.3 8.6-9.8 10.6-11.4 10.4-12.1 10.1-11.2 10.0-10.5
Range 2.9-20.4 2.5-16.4 5.5-16.3 3.0-16.7 2.7-16.5 2.5-20.4