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Table 1 General profile of the study population

From: The Acute Chest Syndrome in Cameroonian children living with sickle cell disease

Characteristic Number (N = 21) Percentage (%)
Age groups   
 0 – 5 years 11 52.4
  > 5 years 10 47.6
Sex   
 Male 16 76.2
 Female 5 23.8
Region of origin   
 Adamawa 1 4.8
 Centre 11 52.3
 Littoral 1 4.8
 North-West 2 9.5
 South 3 14.3
 West 3 14.3
Regularly followed-up   
 No 13 61.9
 Yes 9 38.1
Adequately vaccinated for the age   
 No 14 66.7
 Yes 7 33.3
Currently taking folic acid   
 No 12 52.1
 Yes 9 47.9
Currently taking antibiotic prophylaxis
For the 0–5 years old (N = 11)
  
 No 8 72.7
 Yes 3 27.3