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Table 1 Comparisons of age, parasite counts and haematocrit

From: Early home treatment of childhood fevers with ineffective antimalarials is deleterious in the outcome of severe malaria

  Treatment given N = 168 Treatment not given N = 100 Mann-Whitney U p
Age (months)     
   Range 5–120 5–120 6875.0 0.013
   Median 31.5 25.5   
Haematocrit (%)     
   Range 5–34 6–35 7449.5 0.297
   Median 18 16   
Parasite counts (/μl)     
   Median 4137142 768000 8092.5 0.837
Nutritional status     
   Range -6.37–2.90 -8.95–1.91 7962.5 0.635
   Median -1.38 -1.25