Table 1

Demographic characteristics of enrolled children (N=357)

CharacteristicsParametersTotal (N*=357)Emergency room (N=161)Hospitalised (N=196)
N†Per cent‡nPer centnPer cent
Age (months)N357161196
Mean13.613.713.5
SD11.1411.3910.96
GenderFemale15242.66942.98342.3
Male20557.49257.111357.7
  • *Number of children.

  • †Number of children in a given category.

  • ‡n/N×100.