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Table 2 Distribution of ABO/rhesus blood groups among diabetic patients in Alimosho and Isolo General Hospitals, Lagos

From: Influence of ABO blood groups and demographic characteristics on the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Lagos, southwest Nigeria

Blood group types Frequency n (%) p values Severe cases n (%) p values
O Positive 187 (38.5)   64 (34.22)  
O Negative 49 (10.1)  < .00001* 36 (73.47)  < .00001*
A Positive 98 (20.2)   35 (35.71)  
A Negative 29 (6.0)  < .00001* 19 (65.51)  < .00001*
B Positive 41 (8.4)  < .00001* 21 (51.21)  < .00001*
B Negative 27 (5.6)  < .00001* 17 (62.96)  < .00001*
AB Positive 33 (6.8)  < .00001* 18 (54.55)  < .00001*
AB Negative 22 (4.5)  < .00001* 12 (54.55)  < .00001*
  1. Values with an asterisk (*) are significantly different from O and A positive at p < 0.05 (Chi-square test)