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Table 1 General characteristics of the participants at enrolment (n = 86)

From: Sustained efficacy of artesunate-sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine against Plasmodium falciparum in Yemen and a renewed call for an adjunct single dose primaquine to clear gametocytes

Variable Frequency (%)
Province
 Al-Hodeidah 28 32.6
 Al-Mahwit 58 67.4
Gender
 Male 40 46.5
 Female 46 53.5
Age group (years)
 <5 20 23.3
 5–15 50 58.1
 >15 16 18.6
 History of fever 86 100.0
 Weight (kg)b 20.0 (17.5)
 Haemoglobin level (g/dl)a 10.2 (1.9)
Parasitaemia (asexual parasites density per μl)
 Parasitaemia on day 0b 5247 (9648)
 ≤999 13 15.1
 1000–9999 50 58.1
 ≥10,000 23 26.7
Type of house
 Wooden 44 51.2
 Cement 27 31.4
 Cement and wood 15 17.4
Source of drinking water
 Piped water 22 25.6
 Well 35 40.7
 Stream/river 29 33.7
 Having electricity supply 69 80.2
Having vehicles
 Do not have 72 83.7
 Motorcycle 9 10.5
 Car/truck 4 4.7
 Motorcycle and car 1 1.2
 Having radio 35 40.7
 Having TV 30 34.9
History of IRS (in the last 12 months)
 No 59 68.6
 Yes 21 24.4
 Do not remember 6 7.0
Mosquito bed nets
 Having bed nets 45 52.3
 Using bed nets 28 32.6
 Source of bed nets (governmental) 45 100.0
What do you do first when have a fever?
 Go to clinic/hospital 47 54.7
 Self-treatment 18 20.9
 Do nothing 21 24.4
  1. IRS indoor residual spraying
  2. aMean (SD)
  3. bMedian (interquartile range)