Table 1

Prevalence of single α globin gene mutations and Hb E in carriers with mean corpuscular volume 80–85 fl

TypeDeletionalNumberPercentage
Hb, haemaglobin.
α−3.723/17271.3
−4.28/17270.5
(−−SEA)0/17270
Non-deletional
αCSα1/17270.06
αQSα0/17270
ΔGAG0/17270
Hb E3/17270.2