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Table 2 Distribution of hemoglobin variants

From: Incidental screen positive findings in a prospective cohort study in Matlab, Bangladesh: insights into expanded newborn screening for low-resource settings

  Heel, n = 520 Cord, n = 1132
Negative, non-carrier 484 (93.1%) 1049 (92.7%)
Carrier HbD 2 (0.4%) 2 (0.2%)
Carrier HbE 31 (5.9%) 72 (6.4%)
Carrier Other 3 (0.6%) 4 (0.4%)
Sickle/Beta-Thalassemia, HB-FEa 1 (0.1%)
HB-Other Positive 1 (0.1%)
Unavailable; unsatisfactory sample quality 3 (0.3%)