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Table 2 Prevalence of severe malaria complications among P. vivax infected children at Halaba and Kersa districts, Ethiopia

From: Plasmodium vivax associated severe malaria complications among children in some malaria endemic areas of Ethiopia

S. No Characters           Sites
Halaba Kersa
1 Malaria prevalence n = 81 (58.27%) n = 58 (41.72%)
2 Anemic children (Hb < 11 g/dl) n = 37 (45.68%) n = 23 (39.65%)
3 Severe anemia (Hb < 5 g/dl) 6 2
4 Hypoglycemia (Glu < 40 mg/dl) 2 0
5 Severe parasitemia (>10,000 Para/μl) 8 21
6 Respiratory distress 2 1
7 Hyperpyrexia 1 3
8 Persistent vomiting 1 1
9 Vomiting 21/81(25.9%) 27/58 (46.55%)
10 Diarrhea 23/81 (28.39%) 14/58 (24.1%)
11 Febrile 48/81 (59.26%) 29/58 (50%)