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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants in the evaluation of therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum sssmalaria in Chewaka district, Ethiopia

From: Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Chewaka District, Ethiopia

Patient characteristics Age category
 < 15 years (n = 30)  ≥15ss years (n = 50) Total (n = 80)
Mean age ( or range) 9.27 (3–14) 27.98 (15–60) 20.96 (3–60)
Gender
 Male n (%) 37 (74.0) 20 (66.7) 57 (71.2)
 Female n (%) 10 (33.3) 13 (26.0) 33 (28.8)
Temperature in oC, mean (SD) 37.68 (0.58) 37.79 (0.81) 37.75 (0.73)
Weight (Kg), mean (SD) 32.77 (19.01) 63.62 (18.43) 52.05 (23.86)
Haemoglobin (g/dl), mean (SD) 11.37 (3.21) 11.82 (3.15) 11.65 (3.16)
Parasitaemia (per μl), geometric mean (range) 12,301.31 (3699–14,292) 12,418.31 (9539–14,744) 12,374.31 (3699–14,744)
Gametocyte carriage, n (%) 2 (6.7) 5 (10.0) 7 (8.8)
  1. SD standard deviation, Kg kilogram, Hb haemoglobin, n number, °C degree centigrade, g/dl gram/decilitre