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Outpatient (N = 41)

Inpatient (N = 84)

p value^{$}


Variables

Mean ± SD/median (IQR)

Range

Mean ± SD/median (IQR)

Range


Age in years

33.6 ± 13.2

18–76

35.3 ± 13.3

18–73

0.49

Duration of fever in days

3 (2, 4)

1–30

4 (3, 6)

1–60

0.14

Axillary temperature at presentation (^{o}C)

99.2 ± 1.0

98.6–102

100.3 ± 1.7

98.6–104

<0.001

Defervescence time in hours

8 (0, 17)

0–48

12 (4.5, 33.5)

0–148

0.001

Parasite index on day ‘0’ (parasites/µL)

1,164 (803–1,686)^{a}

41–11,640

1,255 (932–1,690)^{a}

64–21,700

0.17


^{a}Geometric mean with 95% confidence interval of geometric mean.

^{$}p value obtained by either independent t test or Mann–Whitney U test or Chi square test as applicable, p values <0.05 are shown in italic face.
Settings

Outpatient (N = 41)

Inpatient (N = 84)

p value^{$}


Variables

Frequency (%)

Frequency (%)


Gender (males)

39 (95.1)

71 (84.5)

0.14

Empiric antibiotics

0

1 (1.2)

1.00

Treatment failure

0

1 (1.2)

1.00

nPCR proven mixed malaria

3 (7.3)

5 (6)

0.72


^{a}Geometric mean with 95% confidence interval of geometric mean.

^{$}p value obtained by either independent t test or Mann–Whitney U test or Chi square test as applicable, p values <0.05 are shown in italic face.