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Table 1 The base line (day 0) characteristics of the 269 patients who completed the 28 days of follow-up after the treatment with artesunate plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine*.

From: Artesunate plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Sudan

Variable Total (N = 269) Damazin (N = 72) Kassala (N = 50) Kosti (N = 70) Malakal (N = 77) Significance
Age, years 12.1 (12.4) 10.6 (9.0) 24.3 (15.4) 14.7 (12.08) 3.4 (1.2) P < 0.05
Weight, Kg 28.1 (19.3) 25.6 (14.5) 47.4 (21.5) 33.2 (18.5) 3.2 (0.36) P < 0.05
Temperature, °C 38.2 (0.76) 38.1 (0.6) 38.2 (0.6) 37.9 (0.5) 38.6 (0.9) P > 0.05
Parasite count, rings/μ 25532.3 (24196.2) 21924.3 (17748.7) 32240.3 (28372.9) 11509.8 (11135.2) 37297.5 (27844.5) P < 0.05
Children < 5 years 100 (37.0) 12 (16.7) 5 (10) 12 (17.1) 71 (92.2) P < 0.05
Female 127 (47.2) 37 (51.4) 18 (36) 32 (45.7) 40 (51.9) P > 0.05
  1. *Data were shown as mean (SD) or numbers (%) as appropriate
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