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Table 1 Age and pre-existing conditions other than HIV infection

From: Clinical characterisation and phylogeny of respiratory syncytial virus infection in hospitalised children at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town

Parameter N = 226
 Median age (Months) 2.8
 IQR 1.3–6.3
Age group (months)  
 0 – <1 31 (13.7 %)
 1- < 3 84 (37.2 %)
 3- < 6 45 (19.9 %)
 6 – <24 60 (26.5 %)
  ≥ 24 6 (2.7 %)
Pre-existing conditions other than HIV infection N = 113 (50.0 %)
 Prematurity 58 (51.3 %)
 Congenital heart disease 34 (30.1 %)
 Chronic lung disease 20 (17.7 %)
 Previous IPPV 17 (15.0 %)
 Trisomy 21 13 (11.5 %)
 Previous cardiac surgery 7 (6.2 %)
a Other conditions 7 (6.2 %)
  1. a Other conditions: Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (n = 1), Guillain-Barré syndrome (n = 1), VATER (Vertebral defects, anal atresia, cardiac defects, tracheo-esophageal fistula and renal anomalies) syndrome (1), cerebral palsy (n = 2) and other chromosomal abnormalities (n = 2)