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Table 1 Demographic data and malaria history

From: Binding of human serum proteins to Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes and its association with malaria clinical presentation

  UM (n = 54) SM (n = 54) p value
Median IQR Median IQR
Age (years) 6 3–8 4 2–6 0.006
Days of hospitalization 2 0–2 3 2–4 < 0.0001
Days of sickness 3 2–4 3 2–4 0.91
Parasitaemia at admissiona 20,336 11,751–35,192 35,196 21,534–57,525 0.15
Haemoglobin at admission 10.7 10–12.2 8.0 6–10.1 < 0.0001
Frequencies n % n % p valueb
Male/female 34/20 63/37 23/31 43/57 0.05
Antimalarial preadmission 9 16.7 14 25.9 0.35
Other diagnosis at admission 17 31.5 35 64.8 0.001
Sickle cell Hb 2 3.7 3 5.6 1.00
G6PDH deficiencyc 8 14.8 8 14.8 1.00
  1. UM uncomplicated malaria, SM severe malaria, IQR interquartile range
  2. aGeometric mean and 95% CI of geo. Mean
  3. bp value using Mann–Whitney test or Fisher's exact test between UM and SM, significant values are highlighted in italic
  4. cFull or partial deficiency