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Table 1 Clinical features of rotavirus and norovirus infection

From: Rotavirus and Norovirus infections among acute gastroenteritis children in Morocco

  Rotavirus (N = 78)* Norovirus (N = 43)** Negative (N = 192)***
Maximum number stools per day
 1-3 01 (01.28%) 03 (06.98%) 16 (08.33%)  
 4-5 21 (26.92%) 12 (27.91%) 63 (32.81%)  
 ≥ 6 56 (71.79%) 28 (65.12%) 113 (58.85%)  
Diarrhea duration (days)
 1-4 74 (94.87%) 40 (93.02%) 168 (87.50%)  
 5 03 (03.85%) 00 (00.00%) 14 (07.29%)  
 ≥ 6 01 (01.28%) 43 (06.98%) 10 (05.21%)  
Number vomiting episodes per day
 0 05 (06.41%) 05 (11.63%) 50 (26.04%)  
 1 00 (00.00%) 03 (06.98%) 07 (03.65%)  
 2-4 16 (20.51%) 09 (20.93%) 50 (26.04%)  
 ≥ 5 57 (73.08%) 26 (60.47%) 85 (44.27%)  
Vomiting duration (days)
 0 05 (06.41%) 05 (11.63%) 50 (26.04%)  
 1 19 (24.36%) 07 (16.28%) 31 (16.15%)  
 2 26 (33.33%) 14 (32.56%) 57 (29.69%)  
 ≥ 3 33 (42.31%) 17 (39.53%) 54 (28.13%)  
Temperature (°C)
 37 25 (32.05%) 17 (39.53%) 79 (41.15%)  
 37.1-38.4 05 (06.41%) 02 (04.65%) 15 (07.81%)  
 38.5-38.9 02 (02.56%) 11 (25.58%) 34 (17.71%)  
 ≥ 39.0 46 (58.97%) 13 (30.23%) 64 (33.33%)  
Dehydration
 Mild 08 (10.26%) 17 (39.53%) 67 (34.90%)  
 Moderate 26 (33.33%) 13 (30.23%) 55 (28.65%)  
 Severe 44 (56.41%) 13 (30.23%) 70 (36.46%)  
Treatment
 Rehydration 07 (08.97%) 12 (27.91%) 45 (23.44%)  
 Hospitalization 71 (91.03%) 31 (72.09%) 147 (76.56%)  
     P value
Vesikari score 14.74     12.38 < 0.0001
   13.12   12.38 0.26
  1. *89 rotavirus positives samples-(9 co-infections + 2 data missing) = 78.
  2. **54 norovirus positives samples-(9 co-infections + 2 data missing) = 43.
  3. ***201 negatives samples-(9 data missing) = 192.