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Table 5 Differences in patient characteristics and days of response

From: Prevalence and risk factors related to poor outcome of patients with severe Plasmodium vivax infection: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and analysis of case reports

Parameters Days of response, mean ± SD (N) P-value*
≥7 days < 7 days
Age 29.4 ± 11.5 (41) 27.1 ± 16.7 (21) 0.6
Days of fever 6.05 ± 2.58 (37) 4.78 ± 2.89 (22) 0.04
Pulse (per minute) 114.9 ± 20 (32) 101.2 ± 18.9 (13) 0.04
Temperature (°C) 38.5 ± 1.08 (26) 38.4 ± 1.04 (8) 0.76
Respiratory rate (per minute) 33.1 ± 12.6 (18) 26 ± 8.74 (10) 0.08
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 102.8 ± 21.2 (35) 103.2 ± 22.9 (15) 0.69
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 65.4 ± 12.3 (34) 67.8 ± 16 (15) 0.28
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 10.1 ± 2.79 9.78 ± 2.67 0.69
Leukocyte count (× 103 cell/μL) 6421.6 ± 2767.4 (19) 5900 ± 2943.9 (10) 0.61
Platelet count (×103 cell/μL) 92,300 ± 85,080 (10) 50,700 ± 38,496 (3) 0.45