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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study participants at enrollment

From: Prevalence of malaria, typhoid, toxoplasmosis and rubella among febrile children in Cameroon

Variable Valuea
Number of males 157 (49.8 %)
Number of females 158 (50.2 %)
Mean age (years ± SD) 5.8 (±3.8)
Mean weight (kg ± SD) 21.4 (±11. 4)
Mean temperature (°C ± SD) 37.9 (±1.3)
Mean hemoglobin (g/dl ± SD) 11.0 (±7.2)
Mean weight (kg ± SD) 21.4 (±11. 4)
Diarrhoea/dysentery 33 (10.5 %)
Joint pains 6 (1.9 %)
Headache 69 (21.9 %)
Cough 57 (18.1 %)
Common cold 27 (8.6 %)
Vomiting 57 (8.1 %)
Stomach pain 132 (41.9 %)
Rashes 5 (1.6 %)
  1. a Data for all 315 children was included in the calculations