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Table 3 The reference interval and median value of all hematological parameter among full-term newborns (N = 151)

From: Hematological reference intervals among full-term newborns in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Hematological parameter Median (IQR) Lower limit (2.5th ) Upper limit (97.5th ) RI (95th percentile)
Total WBC (x109/l) 12.8 (10.5–15.4) 7.64 22.16 7.64–22.16
RBC (x1012/l) 4.64 (4.25–4.89) 3.69 5.47 3.69–5.47
Hgb (g/dl) 16 (14.8–17) 13.32 19.64 13.32–19.64
Hct (%) 49.1 (44.9–51.8) 39.42 58.06 39.42–58.06
MCV (fl.) 105.85 (102.6-109.6) 91.6 113.22 91.6-113.22
MCH (pg) 35 (33.7–35.7) 30.48 38.02 30.48–38.02
MCHC (g/dl) 33.1 (32.5–33.5) 31.48 36.5 31.48–36.5
Platelet (x109/l) 276 (233–314) 132.74 413.4 132.74–413.4
Lymphocyte percentage (%) 35.9 (30–41) 14.22 58.32 14.22–58.32
Mix percentage (%) 10.3 (7.9–12.5) 3.34 18.64 3.34–18.64
Neutrophil percentage (%) 53.5 (48.5–60.7) 36.74 79.48 36.74–79.48
Lymphocyte absolute (x109/l) 4.6 (3.6–5.5) 2.16 10.3 2.16–10.3
Mix absolute (x109/l) 1.3 (0.9–1.7) 0.4 2.94 0.4–2.94
Neutrophil absolute (x109/l) 7 (5.4–8.9) 2.96 13.54 2.96–13.54
RDW-SD 68.1 (64.7–72.1) 55.48 81.3 55.48–81.3
Platelet distribution width (PDW) 11.3 (10.5–12.2) 8.8 15.68 8.8-15.68
Mean platelet volume (MPV) 9.5 (9.1–10) 7.88 11.04 7.88–11.04