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Table 6 Effects of variables on the academic performance of children with SCA

From: Determinants of academic performance in children with sickle cell anaemia

Variables Academic score ratings χ 2( p) r (p)
  Low Average High   
School absence
  Low 11 9 14 5.023 (0.081) -0.080 (0.453)
  High 18 26 12   
Socio-economic class
  Lower 18 13 11 9.626 (0.047) 0.313 (0.003)
  Middle 7 11 3   
  Upper 4 11 12   
DAPQ
  Low 8 6 3 2.418 (0.298) 0.394 (0.000)
  Normal 21 29 23   
Age
  5–7 yrs 4 7 13 10.946 (0.027) -0.412 (0.000)
  8–10 yrs 14 14 8   
  > 10 yrs 11 14 5   
  1. Bold figures of p-value are statistically significant.