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Table 1 Clinical information of participants

From: Dietary intakes and nutritional status of children with sickle cell disease at the Princess Marie Louise Hospital, Accra – a survey

Variable n (%)
Sickle cell type
 SS 86 (71.7)
 SC 33 (27.5)
 SF 1 (0.8)
Age of diagnosis (yrs)
  < 1 12 (10.0)
 1–2 61 (50.8)
 3–4 40 (33.3)
  ≥ 5 7 (5.8)
Admission past one year
 Yes 51 (42.5)
 No 69 (57.5)
Reason for Admission
 Vaso-occlusive crisis 47 (92.2)
 Anaemia 4 (7.8)