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Table 2 Baseline characteristics (safety population)

From: Similar efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine (Coartem®) in African infants and children with uncomplicated falciparum malaria across different body weight ranges

Baseline Characteristics Body weight
5 to < 10 kg
(n = 168)
10 to < 15 kg
(n = 379)
15 to < 25 kg
(n = 289)
25 to < 35 kg
(n = 63)
Body weight (kg)     
   Mean(SD) 8.3 (1.1) 12.1 (1.4) 18.1 (2.6) 28.1 (3.0)
   Median (range) 8.5 (5.0-9.9) 12.0 (10.0-14.7) 17.8 (15.0-24.5) 27.0 (25.0-34.0)
Female gender, n (%) 86 (51.2) 182 (48.0) 136 (47.1) 16 (25.4)
Age, months     
   Mean (SD) 14.4 (6.7) 35.9 (13.5) 71.7 (22.4) 119.3 (20.5)
   Median (range) 14 (0.0-42)a 35 (6-70) 71 (31-148) 122 (78-152)
Temperature,°C     
   Mean (SD) 37.9 (1.2) 38.1 (1.1) 37.9 (1.0) 38.0 (1.0)
Parasite density, /μL     
   Mean (SD) 49,571 (51,536) 53,921 (57,572) 40,974 (41,763) 21,850 (24,867)
   Median (range) 31,937 35,400 26,640 13,040
  (0-228,000) (520-628,571) (2,039-192,610) (1,581-109,720)
  1. a Start of treatment in one patient was recorded as day 21 after documented date of birth