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Table 2 Results in children with sickle cell disease with and without asthma

From: Asthma is a risk factor for acute chest syndrome and cerebral vascular accidents in children with sickle cell disease

  Patients with Sickle Cell & Asthma (n = 48) Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (n = 48) Statistical Significance
Admissions for Acute Chest Syndrome 90 58 P = 0.03
Number of Cerebral Vascular Accidents 10 2 P = 0.05
Total Blood Transfusions 432 226 P = 0.01
Chronic Blood Transfusions 13 4 P = 0.04
Vaso-occlusive Pain Crises 248 223 P = 0.52
Exchange Blood Transfusions 9 4 P = 0.21