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Table 2 Summary of patient characteristics

From: Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine on treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum mono-infection in an area of high malaria transmission in Zambia

Age range Enrolled Weight (KGs)* History of fever* Temperature (°C)* Parasite density per μl* Gametocytes*
    Yes No    
Under 5 yrs 91 (51%) 11.9 89 (97.8%) 2 (0%) 38.3 67091.6 0 (0%)
5-15 yrs 63 (36%) 22.2 63 (100%) 0 (0%) 38.2 43987.4 0 (0%)
Over 15 yrs 23 (13%) 52.2 22 (95.7%) 1 (0%) 37.5 39607.6 1 (0%)
ALL ages 177 (100%) 20.8 174 (98.3%) 3 (1.7%) 38.1 55087.3 1 (0.5%)
  1. *Mean estimates from Day 0 of the study.