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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics

From: Effectiveness of artemether-lumefantrine provided by community health workers in under-five children with uncomplicated malaria in rural Tanzania: an open label prospective study

Characteristic (N = 244)
Male 131 (53.7%)
Age, median months (range) 31.3 (6.0-62.0)
Weight, median kg (range) 11.7 (6.0-23.0)
   Number of children weighing 5-<15 kg 190 (77.9%)
   Number of children weighing 15-<25 kg 54 (22.1%)
Asexual parasitaemia, geometric mean parasite/μl (range), 19054 (400-240000)
Number of patients with parasite density ≥ 2000/μl 216 (88.5%)
Temperature, °C, mean 38.0
Gametocyte carriage 8 (3.3%)
Vomiting on day 0 89 (36.5%)