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Table 1 Baseline characteristic of patients enrolled in the study

From: Predictors of anti-convulsant treatment failure in children presenting with malaria and prolonged seizures in Kampala, Uganda

  Type of malaria
Characteristic Cerebral malaria Non-cerebral malaria
Number 48 173
Gender (% female) 19 (40%) 90 (52%)
Number of seizures 3 (2–5.5) a 2 (1–4) a
Focal seizures (%) 7 (15%) 25 (14%)
Age (months) 28 (17–42)b 17 (12–30)b
Age range(months) 4–117 3–99
Blood glucose level at presentation 113 (75–172) 116 (88–155)
  1. NOTE. All results are medians (IQR) unless otherwise specified. Within 24 hours before enrollment
  2. a p = 0.02
  3. b p < 0.001