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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients enrolled for AS + SP therapeutic efficacy studies, central and eastern India, 2007 and 2010

From: A clinical and molecular study of artesunate + sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in three districts of central and eastern India

  Keonjhar (N = 71) Ranchi (N = 53) West Garo Hills (N = 25)
  n % n % n %
Gender       
Male 31 44 22 42 15 60
Female 40 56 31 58 10 40
Age groups       
<5 31 44 12 22 7 28
5-14 25 35 19 36 14 56
≥15 15 21 22 42 4 16
Parasitaemia/μL on day 0       
<5000 27 38 8 15 12 48
5000-50000 29 41 34 64 10 40
>50000 15 21 11 21 3 12
Parasite clearance time       
<24 hours 46 65 48 90 22 98
24-48 23 32 5 10 3 2
>48 2 3     
Fever on day 0 (auxiliary temperature) ≥37.5°C 71 100 45 85 8 32
≤37.5°C 0 0 8 15 17 68
  1. Abbreviations: N, total number of patients enrolled; n, out of total enrolled.