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Table 1 Distribution of parasite density, BLL, FEP/Hb and hemoglobin levels among 198 study participants

From: Relationship between blood Lead status and anemia in Ugandan children with malaria infection

No. of samples, N Parasite density/ µL
(× 103)
Mean BLL (µg/dL) Mean FEP/Hb
(µg /g)
Mean Hb
(g/ dL)
16 0 .1–1.1 10.3 ± 1.9 7.9 ± 3 7.0 ± 3.2
39 1.2–2.2 < 2 0.6 10.4 ± 2.7
42 2.3–3.3 10.3 ± 1.7 2.9 ± 3.2 8.5 ± 3.1
35 3.4–4.4 7.9 ± 2.1 3.9 ± 2.8 9.2 ± 3.0
34 4.5–5.5 7.9 ± 1.8 8.4 ± 3.2 9.3 ± 4.1
23 5.6–6.6 6.4 ± 1.8 4.9 ± 2.7 6.8 ± 3.3
8 6.7–7.7 9.7 ± 5.2 7.4 ± 2.0 4.9 ± 2.9
1 7.8–8.8 5.1 5.5 6.7
N = 198 Mean = 1.7 × 103 Mean = 8.6 Mean = 4.4 Mean = 8.7
  1. Hb Hemoglobin, BLL Blood Lead levels, FEP Free erythrocyte protoporphyrin