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Table 1 Characteristics of children included in the evaluation of medical records.

From: Implementation of a structured paediatric admission record for district hospitals in Kenya – results of a pilot study

  Pre-intervention Post-intervention periods Total
   1 2 3 4  
Median age (months {IQR}) 12 (5–31) 10 (4–21) 2112 (3–28) 11 (4–24) 9 (1–26)  
Newborns (<7d) 5 (3)* 27 (14) 27 (15) 16 (9) 31 (21) 106 (12)
Sex (M) 100 (61) 112 (57) 115 (65) 98 (54) 74 (51) 499 (57)
Malaria 95 (59) 99 (50) 79 (45) 85 (47) 51 (35) 409 (47)
Pneumonia 65 (40) 73 (37) 61 (35) 54(30) 33 (22) 286 (33)
Dehydration 41 (25) 36 (18) 42 (24) 52 (29) 32 (22) 203 (23)
Non IMCI 8 (5) 17 (9) 29 (15) 37 (20) 31 (21) 122 (14)
Mortality 21 (13) 39 (20) 12 (7) 21 (12) 24 (16) 117 (13)
Total 163 200 176 182 147 868
  1. * Figures in parentheses are percentage of the total
  2. Children with more than one diagnosis are represented in more than one group.