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Table 1. Baseline characteristics of the study children treated with artesunate-amodiaquine (ASAQ) or artemether-lumefantrine (AL)

From: Therapeutic efficacy of artesunate-amodiaquine and artemether-lumefantrine and polymorphism in Plasmodium falciparum kelch13-propeller gene in Equatorial Guinea

Characteristic Artesunate-amodiaquine Artemether-lumefantrine
Malabo (N = 88) Bata (N = 88) Ebibeyin (N = 88) Malabo (N = 50) Bata (N = 88) Ebibeyin (N = 88)
Males, n (%) 48 (54.5) 43 (48.9) 57 (64.8) 25 (50) 49 (55.7) 44 (50)
Mean age years (SD) 4.8 (2.6) 4.2 (2.8) 2.6 (1.9)* 4 (2.1) 4.5 (2.9) 4.1 (2.4)
Axillary temperature (°C)
 Mean (SD) 37.5 (1.3) 37.3 (1) 38.1 (1.0) 38.1 (1) 38.0 (1.2) 38.3 (1.2)
Parasitaemia (per µl)
 Geometric mean 29357 38373 29240 37411 45528 40691
 Range 500–200000 1770–200000 821–200000 1850–200000 3572–190500 4493–200000