Table 1

Characteristics of study participants.

Characteristic

No. (%) of children


Number of children

31 (100%)

Male

15 (48%)

Age < 2 years

22 (71%)

Previous history of otorrhoea

22 (71%)

Otoscopy at start of study (per child):

Redness

24 (78%)

Bulging (intact, no discharge)

15 (49%)

Otorrhoea (<6 weeks)

14 (45%)

Perforation seen (<6 weeks)

12 (39%)

Bilateral AOM

13 (42%)


Gibney et al. BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-5-16

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