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Table 2 Distribution of the types of anemia in relation to gender and age of participants

From: Anemia in prospective blood donors deferred by the copper sulphate technique of hemoglobin estimation

Type of anemia Normocytic normochromic Microcytic hypochromic Microcytic normochromic Normocytic hypochromic Total
Sex Males 27 20 1 5 53
Females 16 19 1 3 39
Age cate-gory <20 5 1 1 1 8
21–25 8 11 1 3 23
26–30 13 10 0 2 25
31–35 8 8 0 1 17
36–40 3 7 0 1 11
41–45 4 1 0 0 5
46–50 1 0 0 0 1
51–55 1 0 0 0 1
56–60 0 1 0 0 1
  1. It can be seen from the Table that a greater number of the participants presented with Normocytic normochromic, followed by Microcytic hypochromic, Normocytic hypochromic and lastly Microcytic normochromic. Age category of 26–30 had the highest number of anemia cases