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Table 6 Correlates of low baseline haemoglobin level

From: Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on hematological indices among HIV-1 infected children at Kenyatta National Hospital-Kenya: retrospective study

  Hb ≥ 10
N = 216 (64.1 %)
Hb ≤10
N = 121 (35.9 %)
  P value
CD4 (median) 9.0 10.8   0.2
WHO <0.0001
 Stage 1 and 2 76 (35.2 %) 4 (8.2 %) 1
 Stage 3 and 4 140 (64.8 %) 80 (81.8 %) 10.6 (3.64, 36.3)
WHZ 0.58
 <−2 26 (12.0 %) 17 (14.2 %) 1
 >−2 190 (88.0 %) 103 (85.8 %) 0.83 (0.41, 1.68)
WAZ 0.04
 <−2 124 (57.4 %) 83 (68.6 %) 1
 >−2 92 (42.6 %) 38 (31.4 %) 0.62 (0.38, 1.01)