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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants

From: Therapeutic efficacy of artemether–lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in northwest Benin

Variable Overall
Number of patients enrolled (n) 123
Age (months) 6–59 months
 Mean (DS) 31.3 ± 13.5
Gender  
 Male [n (%)] 78 (63 %)
 Female [n (%)] 45 (37 %)
Body temperature [°C, mean (SD)] 38.7 ± 0.9
 Range 37.8–41
Parasite density [parasite/μL, mean (SD)] 42,329 ± 50,432
 Range 2028–192,715
Haemoglobin [g/dL, mean (SD)] 8.9 ± 2.0
 Range 7.2–16.2