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Table 5 Characteristic and frequency of children with undernutrition, HIV and RVA

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

Clinical characteristic Categories n = 17 HIV and RVA positive (%)
Age in months
  0–11 13 76.5
  12–23 4 23.5
  24–59 0 0.0
Province
  Maputo 14 82.4
  Nampula 2 11.8
  Zambézia 1 5.9
  Sofala 0 0.0
Number of family members
  <5 4 23.5
  ≥5 13 76.5
Diarrhoea episodes in 24 h
  1–3 7 43.8
  4–5 6 37.5
  ≥6 3 18.8
  Unknown/ missing 1  
Vomit
  Yes 4 23.5
  No 13 76.5
Undernutritiona
  Underweight 12 63.2
  Wasting 6 31.6
  Stunting 3 15.8
Hospitalization (in days)
  1–4 3 60.0
  5 1 20.0
  ≥6 1 20.0
  Unknown/ missing 12  
  1. a The sample size for undernutrition variable is 21 due to children that have more than one type of undernutrition