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Table 4 Comparison of the merged intervention groups with controls

From: Probiotics in the treatment of acute rotavirus diarrhoea. A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial using two different probiotic preparations in Bolivian children

  Control Group
n= 21
Intervention Group*
n = 43
p value**
Median hours of hospitalization (IQR) 89.5 (117) 76 (48) 0.13
Median hours of diarrhoea (IQR) 84.5(94) 60(40.5) 0.025
Median (IQR) duration of fever (hours) 67 (60) 46.5 (50.5) 0.025
Median (IQR) duration of vomiting (hours) 42.5 (69.5) 0 (33) 0.014
  1. Duration of diarrhoea, hospitalization, fever and vomiting
  2. IQR= Intercuartile Range
  3. * = Intervention group represents the addition of the two groups receiving probiotic products
  4. **Mann - Whitney U Test