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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Characterising the aetiology of severe acute gastroenteritis among patients visiting a hospital in Qatar using real-time polymerase chain reaction

Characteristic Value (n = 288)
Age, years 16.6 (≤1 -84)
  Median (range) 38 (13.2%)
  <1 83 (29%)
  1-10 29 (10.1%)
  11-20 75 (26%)
  21-50 24 (8.3%)
  51-60 29 (10.1%)
  >60 10 (3.5%)
  Unspecified age  
Gender  
  Male 153 (53.1%)
  Female 129 (44.8%)
  Sex not recorded 6 (2.1%)
Chronic diseases Total = 27 (9.4%)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) 2
Acute renal failure 1
Renal disease 8
Anaemia 11
Lymphoma/Leukemia 2
Liver disease 2
Irritable bowel syndrome 1