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Table 2 Outcome of 133 children who survived with cerebral malaria in the two groups

From: Mannitol as adjunct therapy for childhood cerebral malaria in Uganda: A randomized clinical trial

Outcome Placebo(N = 67)
Median (IQR)
Mannitol(N = 66)
Median (IQR))
P value*
Time [hours] to regain consciousness 20.5(14.1–53.4) 18.9(10.0–38.0) 0.11
Time [hours] to oral intake 40.0(23.3–66.3) 34.0(19.0–61.0) 0.13
Time [hours] to sit unsupported 49.0(33.0–69.8) 49.0(29.0–74.0) 0.81
Total coma duration 46.3(33.5–81.4) 43.0(22.9–70.0) 0.07
  1. CI = Confidence Interval
  2. * Mann-Whitney U-test