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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Optimal timing of primaquine to reduce Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte carriage when co-administered with artemether–lumefantrine

CharacteristicsTreatment armp-value
AL only (n = 33)AL + primaquine day 1 (n = 37)AL + primaquine day 3 (n = 37)
Male sex (%)17 (51.5)20 (54.1)15 (40.5)0.469
Mean age (SD; range)8.5 (4.0; 3–17)7.9 (3.2; 3–16)7.5 (3.9; 3–17)0.365
Mean haemoglobin (SD; range)11.1 (1.2; 9–14)10.9 (1.6; 9.1–13.8)10.2 (1.2; 8.7–13.9)0.441
Mean parasitaemia density (SD; range)413.3 (596.0; 29–3205)433.7 (354.7; 28–1116)349 (317.4; 28–1030)0.424
  1. AL artemether–lumefantrine, SD standard deviation