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Table 1 Summary of anthropometric weight-for-age data in the Greater Mekong Subregion

From: Development of weight and age-based dosing of daily primaquine for radical cure of vivax malaria

Characteristics, n (%) Totala (N = 53,467) Male (n = 16,388) Female (n = 36,733)
Country
 Cambodia 29,867 (55.9) 10,334 (63.1) 19,189 (52.2)
 Myanmar 18,577 (34.7) 3117 (19.0) 15,460 (42.1)
 Vietnam 3412 (6.4) 2107 (12.9) 1303 (3.6)
 Laos 1611 (3.0) 830 (5.1) 781 (2.1)
Age groups (years), median (IQR)
[range]
23 (9–35)
[0.5–89]
14 (4–28)
[0.5–83]
26 (16–37)
[0.5–89]
 < 1b 1063 (2.0) 537 (3.3) 526 (1.4)
 1–5 10,296 (19.3) 5256 (32.1) 5027 (13.7)
 6–14 4722 (8.8) 2503 (15.3) 2187 (6.0)
 ≥ 15 37,386 (69.9) 8092 (49.4) 28,993 (78.9)
Weight (kg), median (IQR) [range] 46.3 (21.5–54.1)
[5.0–86.0]
36.0 (13.2–53.0)
[5.1–86.0]
47.2 (39.0–54.5)
[5.0–82.9]
 > 70 kg 1320 (2.5) 229 (1.4) 1086 (3.0)
 > 75 kg 499 (0.9) 69 (0.4) 428 (1.2)
Health status
 Healthy 45,949 (86.0) 10,988 (67.1) 34,941 (95.1)
 Malaria 6244 (11.7) 4981 (30.4) 1245 (3.4)
 Other infections 1247 (2.3) 393 (2.4) 546 (1.5)
 No diagnosis 13 (< 0.1) 13 (0.1) 0 (0.0)
  1. aSex at birth undocumented in 346 individuals
  2. bAge 6 to 11 months