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Table 1 Description of the children included

From: Paracetamol versus placebo in treatment of non-severe malaria in children in Guinea-Bissau: a randomized controlled trial

Treatment group Paracetamol Placebo
Males/females 91/76 85/86
Age (months)a 62 (3 - 169) 61 (8 - 190)
Weight (kg)a 16 (8 - 48) 15 (8 - 43)
Dosage of chloroquinea,b 27 (20 - 36) 27 (15 - 33)
Parasitaemia on inclusionc 554 (130 - 1186) 643 (191 - 1132)
  1. a) Median (range in brackets)
  2. b) Mg per kg bodyweight
  3. c) Number of parasites per 200 leucocytes. Median with 25% - 75% percentiles