Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients by study site

From: Parasite clearance rates in Upper Myanmar indicate a distinctive artemisinin resistance phenotype: a therapeutic efficacy study

Study site   Total Myitkyina Thabeikkyin
Number of patients   114 43 71
Gender (male sex) n (%) 86 (75.4 %) 40 (93.0 %) 46 (64.8 %)
Age year 19 (12–25) 23 (19–29) 13 (11–21)
Weight kg 45 (30–54) 54 (45–56) 34 (23–50)
Height m 1.57 (1.36–1.63) 1.63 (1.6–1.65) 1.47 (1.3–1.58)
BMI kg/m2 18.3 (15.2–20.5) 20.5 (18.4–21.6) 16.3 (14.3–19.5)
Parasite count (geometric mean, 95 % CI) No./µL 35,011 (28,613–42,839) 36,779 (26,809–50,446) 33,982 (26,016–44,287)
Gametocytaemia on day 0 n/N (%) 10/114 (8.8) 9/43 (20.9) 1/71 (1.4)
Mixed infection n/N (%) 13/114 (11.4) 8/43 (18.6) 5/71 (7.1)
Haematocrit % 37 (32–42) 38 (33–42) 37 (32–42)
Fever on admission n/N (%) 37/114 (32.4) 12/43 (27.9) 25/71 (35.2)
  1. Data are presented as median (IQR) unless otherwise indicated