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Table 4 Demographic characteristics, treatment and outcome of 29 P. falciparum infected patients from Africa

From: Predictors of treatment failures of plasmodium falciparum malaria in Vietnam: a 4-year single‐centre retrospective study

Characteristics Summary statisticsa
Male 96.6 (28)
Age 35.1 ± 10.2
Number of days of illness at the time of admission (days) 6.1 ± 5.5
Number of inpatient days 5.1 ± 3.8
Patients with parasitaemia 72 h of treatment 6.9 (2)
Patients with fever 3 days of treatment 10.3 (3)
Severe malaria 27.6 (8)
Manifestation of severe malaria (n = 8)  
 Shock 3.4 (1)
 Impaired consciousness 3.4 (1)
 Jaundice 6.9 (2)
 Hyperparasitaemia 3.4 (1)
 Mixed manifestations (i.e., patients had more than one severe manifestation) 10.2 (3)
Early treatment failure 6.9 (2)
Late treatment failure 27.6 (8)
Red blood cell transfusion 10.3 (3)
Haemodialysis 6.9 (2)
Mechanical ventilation 10.3 (3)
Death 6.9 (2)
  1. a%(N) for categorical variables and Mean ± SD for continuous variables