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Table 2 Laboratory tests of participants (N = 61)

From: Perioperative serum albumin as a predictor of adverse outcomes in abdominal surgery: prospective cohort hospital based study in Northern Tanzania

Characteristics N %
Pre- operative albumin level (g/L) (n = 59)
  < 3.4 40 67.8
 3.4–5.0 19 32.2
Mean ± SD (2.9 ± 9.8)   
Post- operative albumin level (g/L) (n = 56)
  < 3.4 51 91.1
 3.4–5.0 5 8.9
Mean ± SD (2.5 ± 7.1)   
Delta albumin (%) (n = 55)
  < 14.77 27 49.1
  14.77 and above 28 50.9
HCT count (n = 60)
 Low 22 36.7
 Normal 24 40.0
 High 14 23.3
WBC count (n = 60)
 Below normal range 1 1.6
 Normal & above 60 98.4