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Table 2 Nutritional status and clinical profile of children included

From: Rotavirus A infection in children under five years old with a double health problem: undernutrition and diarrhoea – a cross-sectional study in four provinces of Mozambique

Characteristic Categories N = 842 %
Types of undernutrition
Wasting Mild-to-moderate 110 13.1
Severe 42 5.0
Underweight Mild-to-moderate 708 84.1
Severe 0 0.0
Stunting Mild-to-moderate 108 12.8
Severe 50 5.9
Diarrhoea episodes in 24 h 1–3 238 28.3
4–5 332 39.4
≥6 196 23.3
Unknown/ missing 76 9.0
Vomit Yes 499 59.3
No 337 40.0
Unknown/ missing 6 0.7
HIV status Positive 55 6.5
Negative 518 61.5
Unknown/ missing 269 31.9
Duration of hospitalization (days) 1–4 289 34.3
5 77 9.1
≥6 160 19.0
Unknown/ missing 316 37.5