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Table 4 Comparison of haematological parameters between HIV positive (n = 285) and HIV/malaria co-infected patients (n = 24) among the study population

From: Malaria parasite prevalence and Haematological parameters in HIV seropositive patients attending the regional hospital Limbe, Cameroon: a hospital-based cross-sectional study

Haematological ParametersMalaria/HIV co-infected (24)HIV-infected (285)T-testP-values*
Hb g/dl9.75 ± 1.6710.95 ± 1.873.3310.002*
RBC × 1012/l3.32 ± 0.533.73 ± 0.663.4420.002*
WBC ×109/l6.12 ± 3.885.88 ± 2.51−0.3010.761
PLT ×109/l170.96 ± 79.01168.58 ± 65.03−0.1470.890
MCV fl94.63 ± 9.9794.99 ± 10.370.1730.862
MCHC g/dl31.34 ± 1.0431.19 ± 3.26−0.5260.601
MCH Pg29.60 ± 3.2629.61 ± 4.630.0150.984
Lymphocyte Diff %26.82 ± 15.3829.81 ± 11.380.9330.362
Granulocyte Diff %62.33 ± 14.4758.35 ± 11.86−1.3110.20
Hct %30.8 ± 5.4335.26 ± 6.063.8140.001*
RDW_CV fl13.54 ± 2.5113.38 ± 5.13−0.2650.797
RDW_SD %51.54 ± 8.1550.15 ± 5.68−0.8230.422
MPV fl11.55 ± 1.6711.43 ± 1.76−0.3260.753
PDW8.46 ± 1.628.99 ± 4.551.2470.221
  1. Values are mean ± SD
  2. *Statistically significant P value
  3. P values were calculated using independent student t-test