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Table 1 Demographics characteristics of the two study groups

From: Albumin, copper, manganese and cobalt levels in children suffering from sickle cell anemia at Kasumbalesa, in Democratic Republic of Congo

Variable Hb-SS group
(n = 76)
Hb-AA group
(n = 76)
p
Age
  < 5 years 15 (19.7%) 17 (22.4%) 0.7195
 5–9 years 21 (27.6%) 24 (31.6%)
  ≥ 10 years 40 (52.6%) 35 (46.0%)
 Mean ± SD 10.0 ± 5.4 9.2 ± 4.7 0.3324
Sex
 Female 49 (64.5%) 40 (52.6%) 0.1877
 Male 27 (35.5%) 36 (47.4%)