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Table 2 Demographic, clinical and parasitological characteristics of subjects treated with 4 malaria regimens in Purworejo District, Indonesia

From: Combined chloroquine, sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine and primaquine against Plasmodium falciparum in Central Java, Indonesia

  Treatment group Summary statistic
  CQ alone CQ + SP CQ + SP + PQ0 CQ + SP + PQ2  
Sample size 29 32 28 28 n/a
Male: Female 1.2 : 1 1.5 : 1 1 : 1.2 1.3 : 1 p = 0.771a
Mean age (range) 36 (17–55) 40 (20–60) 40 (20–62) 35 (16–65) p = 0.256b
Geometric mean asexual parasite density (95% CI) 653 (382–1118) 1465 (849–2531) 1148 (582–2263) 1409 (720–2760) p = 0.286b
Fever Rate 24% 41% 29% 36% p = 0.529a
  1. CQ = chloroquine, SP = sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine, PQ0 = primaquine on day 0, PQ2 = primaquine on day 2, 95% CI = 95% confidence interval
  2. n/a – not applicable
  3. a) Chi-square test
  4. b) Kruskal-Wallis test