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Table 1 Summary statistics for patients evaluated in study

From: Delayed presentation to hospital care is associated with sequelae but not mortality in children with cerebral malaria in Malawi

Outcome Overall (n = 1663)a Full recovery (n = 1240)a Sequelae (n = 146)a Died (n = 277)a
Patient characteristics   
Coma duration prior to admission (hours) 7 (4, 16) 7 (4, 17) 8 (5, 21) 7 (4, 12)
 Missing data 282 219 17 46
Age(months) 47.6 ± 29.5 48.7 ± 30.2 41.9 ± 23.8 45.5 ± 28.9
HIV (positive/total) 185/1440 (13%) 127/1062 (12%) 15/125 (12%) 43/253 (17%)
 Missing data 223 178 21 24
Prior treatment
 Artemisinin-based therapy 396/1660 (24%) 304/1237 (25%) 31/146 (21%) 61/277 (22%)
 Other 586/1660 (35%) 439/1237 (35%) 53/146 (36%) 94/277 (34%)
 None 678/1660 (41%) 494/1237 (40%) 62/146 (42%) 122/277 (44%)
  Missing data 3 3 0 0
 Lactate concentration on admission (mmol/L) 5 (3, 10) 5 (3, 9) 5 (3, 9) 9 (5, 13)
  Missing data 193 134 20 39
  1. aMean and standard deviation for age. Median and IQR for coma duration and lactate concentration. Numbers and percentages for HIV and prior treatment