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Table 1 Comparison of mean values of age, blood transfusion, and hematologic parameters between HM incident (n = 63) and normal myelogram (n = 42)

From: Ageing, exposure to pollution, and interactions between climate change and local seasons as oxidant conditions predicting incident hematologic malignancy at KINSHASA University clinics, Democratic Republic of CONGO (DRC)

Variables HM incidence
Mean ± SD
Normal myelogram
Mean ± SD
p-value
Age (years) 61 ± 16.5 39.5 ± 13.8 <0.0001
Blood transfusion (number) 9.6 ± 3.6 2.2 ± 1.1 <0.0001
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 6.8 ± 2.5 8.2 ± 2.6 0.005
White cell count (mm3) 22,936 ± 22,244 7029 ± 4053 <0.0001
Platelet (mm3) 189,395 ± 118,948 249,107 ± 151,751 0.026
  1. SD standard deviation