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Table 2 Comparison of haematology parameters between HCV-non-infected and HCV-infected haemodialysis patients

From: Malnutrition inflammation index in chronic haemodialysis patients with or without hepatitis C virus infection

ParameteraMean ± SDbP valuec
HCV-non-infectedHCV-infected
Haemoglobin (g/dL)8.8 ± 0.28.4 ± 0.20.129
RBCS (× 1012/L)3.2 ± 0.13.1 ± 0.10.576
WBCS (× 109/L)6.5 ± 0.37.0 ± 0.40.454
Platelet count (× 109/L)205.3 ± 8.3196.7 ± 7.70.278
  1. aReference ranges: red blood cell count: male 4.32–5.72 × 1012 cells/L, female 3.90–5.03 × 1012 cells/L; haemoglobin: male 13.5–17.5 g/dL, female 12.0–15.5 g/dL; white blood cell count—3.5–10.5 × 109 cells/L; platelet count—150–450 × 109/L37
  2. bSD standard deviation
  3. cP value: P > 0.05 is non-significant and P < 0.05 is significant