Table 3

Reticulocyte counts of patients in the steady state and in anaemic crises

Reticulocyte count (%)Steady state No. patientsCrises No. patients
The figures in parentheses indicate percentages.
Z = 36.6; p<0.05.
2–775 (69.4)13 (12.1)
7–1229 (26.9)26 (24.1)
12–174 (3.7)37 (34.2)
17–22023 (21.3)
22–2703 (2.8)
27–3206 (5.5)
Total108 (100%)108 (100%)