Table 2

Time to normalization of parameters of disease severity, among children with severe pneumonia

Outcome

Zinc

Placebo


Median (95% CI)

Median (95% CI)

Hazard ratio (95% CI)

P-value

Time to normalization of respiratory rate (hours)

96.0 (83.0, 109.0)

86.0 (75.4, 96.6)

0.88 (0.69, 1.13)

0.306

Time to normalization of temperature (hours)

18.0 (15.1, 20.9)

18.0 (16.0, 20.0)

1.016 (0.79, 1.30)

0.897

Time to normalization of oxygen saturation (hours)

24. 0 (20.6, 27.4)

18.0 (10.6, 25.4)

1.04 (0.74, 1.46)

0.823


Srinivasan et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:14   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-14

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