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Table 1 Characteristics of survival and nonsurvival groups

From: Characterization of severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients in an Angolan general ICU

  Survival (n=35) Non-survival (n=21) p
Age, Mean ± SD 43.7 ± 12.5 42.0 ± 14.0 0.66
APACHE 11, Mean ± SD 12.1 ± 6.2 21.0 ± 9.4 <0.0001
SOFA on admission (total), Mean ± SD 6.5 ± 3.3 9.6 ± 3.5 0.0013
Non-Immune, n(%) 18(51.4) 10 (47.6) 0.79
Two or more WHO severity criteria, n(%) 1 (0.3) 11 (52.4) <0.0001
Platelets (x103/mm3), Mean ± SD 85.8 ± 86.3 65.3 ± 57.3 0.35
Bilirubin (mg/dl), Mean ± SD 4.8 ± 4.7 6.9 ± 7.2 0.08
Creatinine (mg/dl), Mean ± SD 3.6 ± 3.1 5 3.9 ± 2.6 0.67
C-reactive protein (mg/l), Mean ± SD 118.0 ± 87.5 140.0 ± 103.0 0.45
Arterial lactates (mmol/l), Mean ± SD 3.4 ± 2.89 5.4 ± 4.6 0.019
Parasitemia (x103parasites/mm3), Mean ± SD 30.5 ± 28.8 27.8 ± 36.7 0.73