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Table 5 Adverse events reported in children after administration of SMC drugs in the district of Kita during the adherence surveys

From: Measuring the impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention as part of routine malaria control in Kita, Mali

Adverse eventsa Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
n/N % (n = 206) (n = 202) (n = 212) (n = 831)
Diarrhea 15/211 7.1 14/206 6.8 19/202 9.4 17/212 8.0 65/831 7.8
Vomiting 15/211 7.1 5/206 2.4 11/202 5.4 10/212 4.7 41/831 4.9
Fatigue/weakness 2/211 0.9 2/206 1.0 6/202 3.0 3/212 1.4 13/831 1.6
Abdominal pain 1/211 0.5 2/206 1.0 1/202 0.5 1/212 0.5 5/831 0.6
Itching 1/211 0.5 5/206 2.4 6/202 3.0 2/212 0.9 14/831 1.7
Jaundice 1/211 0.5 2/206 1.0 4/202 2.0 0/212 0.0 7/831 0.8
Headaches 0/211 0.0 0/206 0.0 0/202 0.0 1/212 0.5 1/831 0.1
Urine discoloration 0/211 0.0 1/206 0.5 0/202 0.0 0/212 0.0 1/831 0.1
  1. aA child can have more than one adverse event