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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of all episodes of uncomplicated falciparum malaria

From: Early parasite clearance following artemisinin-based combination therapy among Ugandan children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Characteristic Treatment arm
AL (n = 416) DP (n = 354)
Patient age in months, mean (range) 56 (48–60) 56 (47–60)
Gender, number female (%) 210 (50.5) 141 (39.8)
Dosing of artemisinin drug in mg/kg, median (range) 14.3 (8.3-16.6) 7.2 (5.8-8.5)
Dosing of partner drug in mg/kg, median (range) 85.7 (50.0-99.3) 57.5 (46.2-67.9)
Temperature °C, mean (SD) 37.6 (1.0) 37.7 (1.0)
Parasite density per μL, geometric mean 13,258 20,295
Haemoglobin g/dL, mean (SD) 11.1 (1.5) 11.2 (1.5)
HIV infected, n (%) 18 (4.3%) 20 (5.7%)
Treatments per child, median (range) 3 (1–13) 2 (1–13)