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Table 3 Males and females with lower than normal and normal values of CD4 T cells, leukocytes, lymphocytes, haemoglobin level and body mass index

From: Immunohaematological reference values in human immunodeficiency virus-negative adolescent and adults in rural northern Tanzania

Parameter Males Females Total P-value
CD4 T cells in cells/mm3 n % n %   
<500 10 23.8 4 6.7 14 0.01
>500 32 76.2 56 93.3 88  
Total 42 100 60 100 102  
Leukocytes in cells/litre       
<4.0 × 109 10 23.3 16 26.6 26 0.7
>4.0 × 109 32 76.2 44 73.4 76  
Total 42 100 60 100 102  
Lymphocytes in cells/litre       
<1.0 × 109 8 19.0 5 8.3 13 0.1
> 1.0 × 109 34 81.0 55 91.7 89  
Total 42 100 60 100 102  
Haemoglobin level in g/dl       
<10.0 4 9.5 10 16.7 14 0.1
>10.0 38 90.5 50 83.3 88  
Total 42 100 60 100 102  
Body mass index in kg/m 2       
17.0–18.4 1 2.4 2 3.3 3 0.7
>18.5 41 97.6 58 96.7 99  
Total 42 100 60 100 102