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Table 1 Distribution of study participants as per ICMR classification of anemia across two sites

From: Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care devices for detection of anemia in community settings in India

Hb (gm/dl)Total (n = 1398)Puducherry (n = 752)Kolkata (n = 646)
Mean (SD)11.64 (±2.7)12.31 (±2.4)10.8 (±2.8)
Range2–20.22–20.24.2–18.6
No anemia (Hb>/=11)938 (67.1%)580 (77.1%)358 (55.4%)
Mild anaemia (Hb 10–10.9)124 (8.8%)58 (7.7%)66 (10.2%)
Moderate anaemia (Hb 7–9.9)240 (17.2%)94 (12.5%)146 (22.6%)
Severe anaemia (Hb < 7)96 (6.8%)20 (2.6%)76 (11.7%)