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Table 1 Prevalence of epistaxis (≥ 1 episode) in children with and without SCA, stratified by age group and gender

From: The frequency and severity of epistaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in eastern Uganda: a case-control study

  Children with SCA reporting epistaxis/total (%) Children without SCA reporting epistaxis/total (%)
Total 24/73 (32.9) 18/77 (23.4)
Gender
 Female 13/34 (38.2) 8/38 (21.1)
 Male 11/39 (28.2) 10/39 (25.6)
Age (years)
 2–5 6/25 (24) 3/27 (11.1)
 6–9 9/26 (34.6) 5/27 (18.5)
 10–15 9/22 (40.9) 10/23 (43.5)
  1. SCA sickle cell anaemia