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Table 2 Disease characteristics of adolescents with SCD

From: Health-related quality of life of adolescents with sickle cell disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (N=140) Percent Variables Frequency (N=140) Percent
Fever    Hydroxyureaa   
 Yes 91 65 Yes 45 35
 Non 49 35 Non 84 65
Malariaa    Folic acida   
 Yes 13 10 Yes 131 95
 Non 123 90 Non 7 5
Pain    Pneumococcala   
 Yes 89 64 Yes 36 26
 Non 51 36 Non 101 74
Stroke    Blood transfusion   
 Yes 20 14 None 117 84
 Non 120 86 1-3 20 14
>3 3 2
  1. aSome missing variables for income level, malaria, Hydroxyurea, Folic acid and Pneumococcal vaccine