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Table 1 Comparison between children with VL and those without VL in Gadarif hospital, Eastern Sudan

From: Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis among children in Gadarif hospital, eastern Sudan

Variables Confirmed cases (N = 47) Not confirmed cases (N = 98) P
Age, years 5.1 (3.3) 4.8 (3.1) 0.313
Weight 10.6 (5) 10.6 (4.9) 0.529
Hb, gm\dl 8.9 (3.1) 11 (6.3) 0.021
Rural residence 28 (59.6) 21 (21.4) 0.000
Gender. male 34 (72.3) 29 (29.6) 0.002
Family history, yes 9 (19.1) 24 (24.5) 0.310
Anaemia , yes 47 (100) 14 (14.2) 0.000
Severe anaemia, yes 23 (48.9) 2 (2) 0.006
  1. Data of age, weight and Hb are shown as mean (SD) while data of other variables are shown as number (%) as applicable