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Table 2 Thalassaemia types and medical procedures among Thalassaemia patients

From: Health related quality of life in Malaysian children with thalassaemia

Types of Thalassaemia All (n = 78) Number with >8 blood transfusions per year (Transfusion Dependent)
1. Beta Thalassaemia Major 46 (59.0) 39 (84.8)
2. Beta Thalassaemia Intermedia 9 (11.5) 8 (88.9)
3. HbE Beta Thalassaemia 23 (29.5) 13 (56.5)
    Other medical procedures   
4. Have had bone marrow transplant 4 (5.1)  
5. Have had splenectomy 22 (28.2)  
  1. Values are presented as number (percentage).