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Table 2 Symptoms on admission in the AS7 and MAS7 groups

From: The neurological assessment in young children treated with artesunate monotherapy or artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Symptoms AS7 n = 45 MAS7 n = 46 P
Feels ill 97.8 (45/45) 97.8 (44/46) 1.000
Weakness 68.2 (30/44) 65.2 (30/46) 0.825
Stopped walking, sitting or crawling 42.2 (19/45) 34.8 (16/46) 0.522
Talk/babbles less 40.0 (18/45) 43.5 (20/46) 0.832
Feeding less 70.5 (31/44) 68.9 (31/45) 1.000
Refuse food 60.5 (26/43) 50.0 (22/44) 0.391
Sleeping badly 57.8 (26/45) 45.7 (21/46) 0.297
Crying more than normal 71.71 (32/45) 71.7 (33/46) 1.000
Playing less than normal 86.7 (39/45) 84.8 (39/46) 1.000
Eye contact reduced 13.6 (6/44) 21.7 (10/46) 0.411
Seek mum/guardian 48.9 (22/456) 39.1 (18/46) 0.402
Sad/depressed 75.6 (34/456) 76.1 (35/46) 1.000
Less responsive to mum 48.9 (22/45) 54.3 (24/46) 0.677
Strange behaviour 4.3 (2/45) 4.3 (2/46) 1.000
Smiling less 84.4 (38/45) 82.6 (38/46) 1.000