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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of enrolled children at presentation

From: Clinical illness and outcomes in Nigerian children with late-appearing anaemia after artemisinin-based combination treatments of uncomplicated falciparum malaria

Parameter Value
No. of children 609
Male (%) 339 (56)
Age < 5 years (%) 165 (27)
 5–10 years (%) 331 (54)
 > 10 years (%) 113 (19)
Temperature > 37.4 °C (%) 445 (73)
Parasitaemia  
  > 100,000 μL−1 (%) 179 (29)
  > 250,000 μL−1 (%) 50 (8)
Haematocrit  
  < 30 % (%) 151 (25)
  < 15 % (%) 0 (0)
Enlarged liver (%) 98 (16)
Enlarged spleen (%) 64 (11)
Mean value (range) for  
Age (year) 7.1 (0.5–15)
Weight (kg) 19.5 (6–59)
Duration of illness (day) 2.8 (1–7)
Temperature (°C) 38.2 (35.1–41.1)
Haematocrit (%) 32.1 (17–47)
GMPD (μL−1 of blood) 55,705 (1636–1,096,636)
Liver enlargement (cm) [n = 98] 3.0 (0.1–6.3)
Spleen enlargement (cm) [n = 64] 2.6 (0.3–9)