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Table 5 Relationship between weight and age of patients who received artemether-lumefantrine based on recommended artemether-lumefantrine dosing bands (N = 503)

From: Correct dosing of artemether-lumefantrine for management of uncomplicated malaria in rural Tanzania: do facility and patient characteristics matter?

Dosing criteria Age <3 years 3 - <9 years 9 t - < 12 years 12 years and above Total
<15 kg 175 (98.8%) 67 (46.5%) 2 (6.1%) 1 (0.7%) 245 (48.7%)
15-25 kg 2 (0.2%) 73 (50.7%) 14 (42.4%) - 89 (17.7%)
>25-35 kg - 4 (2.8%) 14 (42.4%) 6 (4.0%) 24 (4.8%)
>35 kg - - 3 (9.1%) 142 (95.3%) 145 (28.8%)
Total 177 (100%) 144 (100%) 33 (100%) 149 (100%) 503 (100%)