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Table 4 Association between RBC indices with H.pylori infection

From: Helicobacter pyloriinfection and its association with anemia among adult dyspeptic patients attending Butajira Hospital, Ethiopia

Parameter Mean (SD) P-value (95% CI)
  H.pylori positive H.pyori negative  
HGB 13.3(1.3) 13.8 (1.6) 0.001(0.19, 0.77)
MCV(fl) 87.5(7.2) 88.9(7.3) 0.058 (-0.048, 2.79)
MCH 27.85(2.54) 28.65(2.78) 0.003 (0.28, 1.33)
MCHC (ρg) 31.35(2.03) 32(2.33) 0.002 (0.26, 1.12)
RBCX106/μl 4.63(0.59) 4.8(0.72) 0.01 (0.04, 0.29)
HCT (%) 41.9(5.3) 43.3(5.9) 0.009 (0.38, 2.58)
  1. HGB = hemoglobin; MCV = mean corpuscular volume; MCH = mean corpuscular hemoglobin; MCHC = mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration; RBC = red blood cell; HCT = hematocrit.