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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of pediatric patients with LRTI during 2007

From: Viral etiologies of lower respiratory tract infections among Egyptian children under five years of age

Patients' characteristics n (%)
Age in months (n = 448) 1
 0-6 184 (41)
 7-12 92 (20)
 13-24 102 (23)
 25-60 70 (15.5)
Sex
 Male 259 (57.4)
 Female 186 (41.2)
Geographical area
 Greater Cairo 406 (90)
 Lower Egypt 12 (2.7)
 Upper Egypt 22 (4.9)
Clinical symptoms (n = 447) 1
 Cough 438 (98)
 Difficulty in breathing 415 (93)
 Chest indrawing 339 (76)
 Fever 325 (73)
  1. 1 the number of cases who provided answers to the questionnaire.