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Table 2 Number of diarrhoeal cases identified, subdivided according to child age and gender

From: Identification and antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial enteropathogens from children aged 0–59 months at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia: a prospective cross sectional study

Characteristic n (%) Bacterial enteropathogens
V. cholerae Salmonella E. coli Shigella Campylobacter
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Gender
 Male 48 (56.5) 23 (27.1) 12 (14.1) 6 (7.1) 6 (7.1) 1 (1.2)
 Female 37 (43.5) 11 (12.9) 9 (10.6) 9 (10.6) 6 (7.1) 2 (2.3)
Age group (months)
  < 12 14 (16.5 2 (5.9) 4 (19.0) 6 (40.0) 2 (16.7) 0 (0.0)
 12–23 28 (32.9) 13 (38.2) 10 (47.6) 3 (20.0) 1 (8.3) 1 (33.3)
 24–35 11 912.9) 5 (14.7) 4 (19.0) 1 (6.7) 1 (8.3) 0 (0.0)
 36–47 13 (15.3) 7 (20.6) 1 (4.8) 2 (13.3) 3 (25.0) 0 (0.0)
 48–59 19 (22.4) 7 (20.6) 2 (9.5) 3 (20.0) 5 (41.7) 2 (66.7)
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