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Table 4 Final ED diagnosis

From: The clinical presentation, utilization, and outcome of individuals with sickle cell anaemia presenting to urban emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania

Final ED Diagnosis N = 752 % (95% CI)
Painful crisis 472 62.8 (59.3–66.2)
Malaria 176 23.4 (20.5–26.6)
Severe anaemia 117 15.6 (13.2–18.3)
Pneumonia 105 14.0 (11.7–16.6)
Acute chest syndrome 49 6.5 (5.0–8.5)
Hypoglycaemia 42 5.6 (4.2–7.5)
Urinary tract infection 41 5.5 (4.0–7.3)
Acute kidney injury 27 3.6 (2.5–5.2)
Priapism 18 2.4 (1.5–3.8)
Cerebral vascular accident 16 2.1 (1.3–3.4)