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Table 2 Patient characteristics of 249 patients with macrocytic anaemia

From: Prevalence of potential underlying aetiology of macrocytic anaemia in Dutch general practice

Parameters Median: IQR Reference values
Age 78.0 years: 65.0-85.0  
 - Men 75.0 years: 63.0-82.0  
 - Women 80.0 years: 72.5-87.0  
Haemoglobin 11.8 g/dL: 10.5-12.9  
 - Men 12.9 g/dL: 11.3-13.2 13.7-17.7 g/dL
 - Women 11.3 g/dL: 10.2-11.8 12.1-16.1 g/dL
MCV 103 fL: 101-108  
Erythrocytes 3.5 10^12/L: 3.0-3.8  
 - Men 3.8 10^12/L: 3.1-4.0 4.6-6.2 10^12/L
 - Women 3.3 10^12/L: 2.9-3.6 4.2-5.4 10^12/L
Reticulocytes 1.3 %: 0.9-1.8 <2.5 %
Thrombocytes 218.0 10^9/L: 166.0-272.5 150-400 10^9/L
Leukocytes 6.7 10^9/L: 5.0-8.7 4.3-10.0 10^9/L
Ferritin 225.0 μg/L: 131.5-464.0  
 - Men 250.5 μg/L: 137.0-557.8 25-250 μg/L
 - Women 197.0 μg/L: 107.0-385.0 20-150 μg/L
Creatinine* 84.0 μmol/L: 70.0-105.5  
 - Men 88.0 μmol/L: 72.5-105.0 59-104 μmol/L
 - Women 76.5 μmol/L: 62.0-106.0 45-84 μmol/L
Gamma GT* 27.5 U/L: 16.0-112.5  
 - Men 29.5 U/L: 18.0-168.5 <50 U/L
 - Women 23.0 U/L: 14.0-95.0 <35 U/L
  1. The interquartile range (IQR) is denoted by the first and third quartile. *The number of patients with values for creatinine and gamma GT were 209 and 162 patients, respectively