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Table 1 Characteristics

From: Malaria and the HIV virus: is there any interaction?

  HIV positive (n = 20) HIV negative (n = 50) P value
Male/female ratio 12 M 8 F 26 M 24 F 0.454
ICU stay (median/range) 4.5 days 1–16 5 days 0.5–37 > 0.10
Parasitaemia (median/range) 14.5% 1–50% 1% < 1–71% > 0.10
WHO criteria (median/range) 5.5 0–11 5 1–12 > 0.10
APACHE II (median/range) 16 10–29 17.5 6–38 > 0.10
Incidence of ARDS 3/20 15% 14/50 28% 0.278
Incidence of ARF 12/20 60% 26/50 52% 0.454
Incidence of ARDS & ARF 3/20 15% 12/50 12% 0.372