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Table 1 Clinical features at baseline of children suffering from acute uncomplicated malaria by body weight group (ITT population)

From: Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Nigerian infants and children

Characteristic BWG1 BWG2 BWG3 TOTAL
Number enrolled and treated (ITT) 50 37 16 103
Sex (M: F) 21:29 21:16 8:8 50:53
Age (years)     
   Mean ± SD 1.3 ± 0.56 3.4 ± 1.3 6.5 ± 1.76 2.8 ± 2.13
   Range 0.2 – 3.1 0.9 – 6.8 4.0 – 9.9 0.2 – 9.9
Non-Immune (n) 15 - - 15
Weight (kg)     
   Mean ± SD 8.0 ± 1.05 12.3 ± 1.52 18.7 ± 1.87 11.2 ± 4.0
   Range 5.1 – 9.6 10 – 14.5 15.5 – 22 5.1 – 22
Parasite density (/μL)     
   Mean ± SD 21,286 ± 19,900 32,668 ± 27,400 27,656 ± 26,074 26,364 ± 24,135
   Range 2,927–95,546 2,112–106,425 2,332–104,919 2,112–106,426
Temperature (°C)     
   Mean ± SD 38.9 ± 0.80 38.8 ± 0.86 39.0 ± 0.64 38.9 ± 0.80
   Range 37.6 – 40.8 37.6 – 40.3 37.9 – 39.8 37.6 – 40.8
Haemoglobin (g/L)     
Mean ± SD 90.2 ± 14.73 92.7 ± 16.41 103.4 ± 15.87 93.3 ± 16.04
Haematocrit (%)     
Mean ± SD 27.9 ± 4.12 28.6 ± 4.17 30.9 ± 4.77 28.6 ± 4.33