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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of randomized children, at Burie and Debre Elias towns, North West Ethiopia, January–June 2019

From: Efficacy of a single dose versus a multiple dose regimen of Mebendazole against hookworm infections among school children: a randomized open-label trial

 Single dose (N = 52)Multiple dose (N = 51)
Sex
 Male17 (32.7%)28 (54.9%)
 Female35 (67.3%)23 (45.1%)
Mean (SD) age, year10.78 (2.1)10.48 (1.34)
Mean (SD) weigh, kg31.45 (7.96)29.69 (6.2)
Mean (SD) height, m1.35 (0.13)1.34 (0.08)
Mean (SD) haemoglobin, g/dl13.8 (1.09)14.02 (0.93)
Baseline EPG
 Arithmetic mean (95% CI)1216.35 (845.84–1586.86)1134.3 (864.4–1404.2)
 Geometric mean (95% CI)826.1 (651.5–1039.7)821.3 (656.3–1024.8)
 Infection intensity
  Light (1–1999 EPG)43 (82.7%)45 (88.2%)
  Moderate (2000–3999)7 (13.5%)5 (9.8%)
  Heavy (> = 4000)2 (3.8%)1 (2%)
  1. SD Standard deviation.