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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of recruited subjects

From: Amodiaquine-artesunate vs artemether-lumefantrine for uncomplicated malaria in Ghanaian children: a randomized efficacy and safety trial with one year follow-up

Characteristic AM-L n = 111 AS+AQ n = 116 p
Male (n) 59 60  
Female (n) 52 56  
Age* (years) 5.2 (3–9) 6 (3.5–9.1) 0.72
Weight# (Kg) 19 (14–27.75) 18 (15–26) 0.66
Temperature# (°C) 38.6 (37.92–39) 38.7 (37.80–39.55) 0.19
Haemoglobin* (g/dL) 11.38 (2.21) 11.18 (1.96) 0.51
Parasitaemia# (/μL) 51408 (14377–115979) 60648 (20704–116496) 0.73
Total WBC count # (/μL) 8.9 (6.3–11.85) 9.1 (6.5–12.4) 0.95
Absolute neutrophil count# (/μL) 5411 (3541–7810) 5809 (4012–8236) 0.59
  1. * Standard deviation, # range