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Table 3 Gametocyte carriage by treatment group

From: Adding artesunate to sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine greatly improves the treatment efficacy in children with uncomplicated falciparum malaria on the coast of Benin, West Africa

  CQ SP SP-AS p value
Gametocyte prevalence, n (%)     
   Day 0 79 (7.6) 77(2.6) 81(3.7) 0.31
   Day 7 53 (5.7) 56(16.1) 77(3.9) 0.03
   Day 14 45(6.7) 47(10.6) 77(2.6) 0.18
   Day 28 25(12.0) 40(10) 72(0.0) 0.02
Gametocyte incidence, n (%)     
   Day 7 49(6.1) 55(16.4) 75(2.7) 0.01
   Day 14 41(4.9) 47(10.6) 75(2.7) 0.17
   Day 28 24(12.5) 40(9.8) 70(0.0) 0.02
   Person-gametocyte-weeks (/1000 person-weeks) 6/154 (39.0) 14/187 (74.9) 5/301 (16.7) 0.02
  1. †Kruskal-Wallis p-value.