Table 1

Baseline characteristics of children admitted with severe pneumonia (N=270)
Age group
Under 1 year 1 – 5 years Above 5 years
(n=101) (n=130) (n=39)
Cough > 2 weeks 34 (29.8%) 57 (50%) 23 (20.2%)
History of weight loss 49 (33.8%) 66 (45.5%) 30 (20.2%)
Peripheral lymphadenopathy 11 (22%) 28 (56%) 11 (22%)
History of TB Contact 11 (22.9%) 31 (64.6) 6 (12.5%)
Previous pneumonia 26 (24.1%) 56 (51.9%) 26 (24.1%)
Moderate/severe malnutrition 22 (31.4%) 37 (52.9%) 11 (15.7%)
HIV positive 12 (29.3%) 21 (51.2%) 8 (19.5%)

Nantongo et al.

Nantongo et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-16

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