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Table 4 Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of enrolled participants

From: Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of enteric bacterial pathogens in human and non-human sources in an urban informal settlement in Cape Town, South Africa

Characteristics Occurrence or duration
Sex Male 30 (45, 95% CI = 34–57)
Female 36 (55, 95% CI = 43–66)
Age range (months) 2–36
Mean duration of diarrhoea (±SD) days 2 (1.5)
Blood in stool (%) 3 (4.5, 95% CI = 1.6–13)
Vomiting (%) 13 (19.7, 95% CI = 12–31)
Fever (> 38 ̊C) (%) 11 (16.7, 95% CI = 10–27)
Weakness and dehydration (%) 30 (45.5, 95% CI = 34–57)
Cough (%) 6 (9.1, 95% CI = 4–18)
Belly pain (%) 3 (4.5, 95% CI = 1.6–13)
Cases on antibiotic therapy (%) 1(1.5, 95% CI = 0.3–8)