Table 1

Characteristics of children included in the evaluation of medical records.

Pre-intervention

Post-intervention periods

Total


1

2

3

4


Median age (months {IQR})

12 (5–31)

10 (4–21)

2112 (3–28)

11 (4–24)

9 (1–26)

Newborns (<7d)

5 (3)*

27 (14)

27 (15)

16 (9)

31 (21)

106 (12)

Sex (M)

100 (61)

112 (57)

115 (65)

98 (54)

74 (51)

499 (57)

Malaria

95 (59)

99 (50)

79 (45)

85 (47)

51 (35)

409 (47)

Pneumonia

65 (40)

73 (37)

61 (35)

54(30)

33 (22)

286 (33)

Dehydration

41 (25)

36 (18)

42 (24)

52 (29)

32 (22)

203 (23)

Non IMCI

8 (5)

17 (9)

29 (15)

37 (20)

31 (21)

122 (14)

Mortality

21 (13)

39 (20)

12 (7)

21 (12)

24 (16)

117 (13)

Total

163

200

176

182

147

868


* Figures in parentheses are percentage of the total

Children with more than one diagnosis are represented in more than one group.

Mwakyusa et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2006 6:9   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-6-9

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