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Table 3 Statistical comparison of the efficacy of the four different antimalarial drug combinations.

From: Efficacy and tolerability of four antimalarial combinations in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Senegal

  Artesunate-amodiaquine Artesunate-mefloquine Artemether-lumefantrine (four doses) Artemether-lumefantrine (six doses) Amodiaquine-sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine
Overall efficacy 97.5% 97.9% 82.8% 100% 98.8%
Artesunate-amodiaquine 0 NS P < 0.001 NS NS
Artesunate-mefloquine   0 p < 0.001 NS NS
Artemether-lumefantrine (four doses)    0 p < 0.001 p = 0.001
Artemether-lumefantrine (six doses)     0 NS
Amodiaquine-sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine      0
  1. NS: not significant.