Table 1. Demographic, clinical, and parasitological characteristics of malaria patient cohorts.

Median and range. AS, artesunate; QN, quinine; Hb, hemoglobin; Ht, hematocrit.

Bangladesh ASFrance ASFrance QN
n955349
Sex ratio M/F (%)49.05:50.9546.8:52.2
Proportion of severe
cases (%)
54.74100100
Age (years)284445
(13–70)(2–86)(4–79)
Parasites at day 0 (%)0.696.84.95
(0.01–23.72)(0.04–38)(0.1–28.7)
Proportion still parasitemic
at day 3 (%)
15.75.427.66
Pitting at day 3 (%)4.40.8
(0–20.2)(0–15)
Hb at day 0 (g/dl)12.0512.7
(5.9–17.5)(4.8–18.7)
Ht at day 0 (%)3134.2
(10–89)(17.2–47)