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Table 2 Comparison of demographic and clinical features of children with campylobacter Jejuni and RVA positive gastroenteritis during year 2014

From: Magnitude of Rotavirus A and Campylobacter jejuni infections in children with diarrhea in Twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan

Rotavirus
Demographic and Clinical Characteristics Mean ± SD p-value
RV + ve (n = 132) RV -ve (n = 368) Total(n = 500)
Mean Age (in months) 11.02 ± 17.08 16.30 ± 26.31 0.03*
Weight (in Kg) 6.76 ± 3.39 7.38 ± 5.01 0.24
Height (in cm) 69.39 ± 11.72 71.36 ± 15.41 0.18
Temp (in C°) 28.63 ± 10.02 28.58 ± 10.20 0.26
Vomiting Duration (days) 2.65 ± 1.50 2.57 ± 1.80 0.65
Vomiting Episode/24 h 4.60 ± 4.52 4.40 ± 5.54 0.56
Diarrhea Duration (days) 2.77 ± 1.46 2.72 ± 1.74 0.80
Diarrhea Episode/24 h 19.48 ± 5.75 19.41 ± 6.35 0.91
Dehydration 0.63 ± 0.48 0.53 ± 0.50 0.009*
Campylobacter Jejuni
Demographic and Clinical Characteristics Mean ± SD p-value
Campylo +ve (n = 241) Campylo -ve (n = 259) Total(n = 500)
Mean Age (in months) 13.44 ± 20.18 16.31 ± 27.58 0.18
Weight (in Kg) 6.90 ± 3.70 7.52 ± 5.37 0.13
Height (in cm) 70.41 ± 12.73 71.31 ± 16.11 0.49
Temp (in C°) 37.78 ± 0.33 37.31 ± 0.39 0.02*
Vomiting Duration (days) 2.63 ± 1.62 2.55 ± 1.80 0.59
Vomiting Episode/24 h 6.58 ± 5.84 6.06 ± 5.27 0.29
Diarrhea Duration (days) 2.74 ± 1.60 2.72 ± 1.73 0.88
Diarrhea Episode/24 h 19.60 ± 6.29 19.31 ± 6.07 0.60
Dehydration 0.60 ± 0.49 0.51 ± 0.50 0.02*
RV+ Campylobacter Jejuni (Co-infection)
Demographic and Clinical Characteristics Mean ± SD p-value
Campylo+rota+ve (n = 109) Campylo+rota-ve(n = 391) Total(n = 500)
Mean Age (in months) 11.08 ± 16.77 15.97 ± 25.92 0.06
Weight (in Kg) 7.21 ± 2.82 7.36 ± 5.03 0.18
Height (in cm) 70.85 ± 11.23 71.14 ± 15.74 0.39
Temp (in C°) 37.77 ± 0.35 37.74 ± 1.94 0.42
Vomiting Duration (days) 2.60 ± 1.54 2.58 ± 1.77 0.69
Vomiting Episode/24 h 6.31 ± 5.68 6.27 ± 5.52 0.72
Diarrhea Duration (days) 2.73 ± 1.48 2.72 ± 1.72 0.69
Diarrhea Episode/24 h 19.38 ± 5.68 19.45 ± 6.40 0.90
Dehydration 0.63 ± 0.48 0.53 ± 0.50 0.01*
  1. P<0.05 was considered statistically significant