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Table 5 Association of clinician's classification of severity and the severity classification assigned by a computer algorithm based on data from recorded clinical signs (called the IMCI classification) in cases of pneumonia and malaria from the post-intervention period.

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

  Alive Died OR 95% CI
Malaria – IMCI classification     
Non-severe 257 18 4.0 1.4 – 10.7
Severe 25 7   
Malaria – Clinician's classification     
Non-severe 137 8 2.1 0.9 – 5.0
Severe 148 18   
Pneumonia – IMCI classification     
Not very severe 62 6 2.8 1.0 – 7.4
Very severe 75 20   
Pneumonia – Clinician's classification     
Not very severe 160 24 1.7 0.6 – 4.9
Very severe 20 5