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Table 1 Age, sex and treatment modality of measles confirmed and suspected in SNNPR, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Poor quality data challenges conclusion and decision making: timely analysis of measles confirmed and suspected cases line list in Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s Region, Ethiopia

Variables Treatment modality Total Number (%)
Inpatienta Outpatient
Number (%) Number (%)
Sex
 Female 170 (15.9%) 901 (84.1%) 1071(50.2)
 Male 175 (16.5%) 886 (83.5%) 1061(49.8)
Age category
  < 1 53 (18.0%) 242 (82.0%) 295 (13.8)
 1–4 79 (18.4%) 350 (81.6%) 429 (20.1)
 5–14 163 (13.5%) 1041 (86.5%) 1204 (56.5)
 15+ 50 (24.5%) 154 (75.5%) 204 (9.6)
Total 345 (16.2%) 1787 (83.8%) 2132 (100.0)
  1. aInpatient - Patients admitted in health facility and followed for management of complication/s with fluid, vitamin A and antibiotics for at least one overnight stay