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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of enrolled patients, stratified by age group under 5 years and over 5 years

From: In vivo efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Central Ethiopia

Characteristic ≤5 years of age enrolled >5 years of age enrolled Total enrolled
  n = 23 95% CI n = 96 95% CI N = 119 95% CI
Female (%) 47.8 26.8-69.4 20.8 13.2-30.3 26.1 18.4-34.9
Mean age (years) 3.1 2.6-3.6 19.9 17.4-22.5 16.7 14.3-19.1
Mean height (cm) 92.7 88.2-97.1 154.2 149.8-158.7 142.4 136.6-148.1
Mean weight (kg) 13.3 12.5-14.2 43.4 40.3-46.5 37.6 34.3-40.9
Mean temperature (°C) 37.6 37.1-38.1 37.5 37.3-37.7 37.5 37.3-37.7
Mean haemoglobin (g/dL) 10.4 9.6-11.1 13.2 12.7-13.6 12.6 12.2-13.1
Geometric Mean Parasite Density (parasites/μl) 27,198 19,468-37,996 14,500 11,500-18,282 16,374 13,375-20,045
Gametocytes present (%) 26.1 10.2-48.4 8.3 3.7-15.8 11.8 6.6-19.0
Owns a bed net (%) 21.7 7.5-43.7 24.0 15.8-33.8 23.5 16.2-32.2
IRS in past 12 months (%) 60.9 38.5-80.3 72.9 62.9-81.5 70.6 61.5-78.6