Table 1

Patient characteristics on admission for treatment of P. falciparum infection with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine, grouped by year(s), month(s), and site

ParameterPailin, PailinVeal Veng, PursatRovieng, Preah Vihear 2009, Sep–OctVeun Sai, Ratanakiri
2008/09, Jul–Jan2009/10, Sep–Feb2010/11, Aug–Mar2008, Jul–Nov2010, Aug–Dec2009/10, Oct–Jan2010, Aug–Sep
No. of patients5339298060605760
No. male/no. female41/1234/524/548/3243/1736/2435/2237/23
Mean age in yrs (SD)27.7 (14.2)27.7 (11.7)25.6 (9.7)22.9 (14.2)25.1 (14.4)22.6 (14.7)17.8 (10.7)20.9 (15.1)
    Range7–576–498–436–552–606–603–503–60
Mean wt in kg (SD)47 (13.5)51.3 (10.9)50.9 (10.5)40.5 (14.0)41.4 (15.3)38.6 (15.0)36.4 (15.4)35.8 (15.9)
    Range15–7015–6320–7314–7611–6511–6212–6211–63
Mean temp in °C (SD)38.4 (0.8)38.2 (0.9)38.6 (1.1)38.5 (0.6)38.6 (0.4)38.5 (0.5)38.6 (0.7)38.5 (0.6)
    Range36.5–40.336.1–39.836–4037.8–4037.9–39.537.7–4037.5–40.537.5–40.5
Geometric mean parasitemia/μl11,66413,36233,74414,70017,45415,87413,36317,333
    95% CI7,924–17,1688,867–20,13721,503–52,95611,287–19,14611,349–26,84311,247–22,4048,892–20,08211,559–25,991