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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Artemether-lumefantrine versus artesunate plus amodiaquine for treating uncomplicated childhood malaria in Nigeria: randomized controlled trial

Characteristics Mean (SD) Artesunate + amodiaquine (N = 59) Artemether-lumefantrine (N = 60) Test statistics*
Age in months 29.1 (17.1) 28.2(16.2) 0.43†
Sex (Male) ‡: 28 (47.5) 33 (55.0) 0.68‡
Weight in Kg 12.4(3.8) 12.3(3.0) 0.59†
Height in cm (SD) 86.7(13.7) 85.6(12.7) 0.64†
Packed cell volume Day-0 28.8 (4.9) 28.9 (4.5) 0.32†
Packed cell volume Day-14 33.3 (3.6) 33.6 (4.0) 0.43†
Axillary temperature (°C) 38.5 (0.96) 38.6(0.81) 0.87†
Geometric mean parasite density in μL(range) 7972.0 (1,000 to 258,824) 7972.3 (1,011 to 318,769) 0.73§
  1. Frequency (%) and Chi-squared test; t-test; §Kruskal-Wallis H test;
  2. *All tests show that both study groups were not statistically significant different.