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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (n = 67)

From: Paracetamol clinical dosing routine leads to paracetamol underexposure in an adult severely ill sub-Saharan African hospital population: a drug concentration measurement study

Characteristic  
Female sex (n/%) 26 (38.8)
Age (years) 37 (19–77)
Body mass index 18.2 (10.5–25.6)
Haemoglobin (g/dL) 10.3 (6.1–14.4)
Albumin (g/L) 29 (12–44)
GGT (U/L 37C) 65 (7–569)
ALT (U/L 37C) 22 (4–176)
AST (U/L 37C) 41 (14–355)
Creatinine clearance (mL/min) 81 (4–160)
Paracetamol dosing regimen prescribed (n/%)  
 3 × 500 mg 47 (70.1)
 3 × 1000 mg 10 (14.9)
 4 × 500 mg 6 (9.0)
 Other 4 (6.0)
  1. Results expressed as median (range) unless specified otherwise. Creatinine clearance estimated using Cockroft-Gault equation