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Table 1 Basic information and clinical symptoms of the 684 children with acute diarrhea

From: Characteristics of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli among children under 5 years of age with acute diarrhea: a hospital based study

Characteristic Number (%)
Age(months)
 0–11 166(24.3%)
 12–23 189(27.7%)
 24–35 101(14.7%)
 36–47 116(16.9%)
 48–59 112(16.4%)
Sex
 Male 421(61.6%)
 Female 263(38.4%)
Season
 Spring(January–March) 161(23.5%)
 Summer(April–June) 252(36.8%)
 Autumn(July–September) 123(18.0%)
 Winter(October–December) 148(21.6%)
Clinical Symptoms
 Nausea 60(10.8%)
 Vomiting 114(20.6%)
 Abdominal pain 268(48.3%)
 Fever(> 37.2 °C) 97(17.4%)
 others 16(2.9%)