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Table 2 Reported symptoms of infants with possible serious bacterial infection

From: Risk factors for possible serious bacterial infection in a rural cohort of young infants in central India

  Number Percent
Total Number of PSBI Cases 2123  
Number of symptoms present
 No symptoms indicateda 26 1 %
 1 1505 74 %
 2 461 23 %
 ≥ 3 131 6 %
Breathing Problems
 Only symptom 540 25 %
 With or without another symptom 1067 50 %
Feeding Problems
 Only symptom 288 14 %
 With or without another symptom 737 35 %
Fever (T > 38C)
 Only symptom 598 28 %
 With or without another symptom 804 38 %
Hypothermia (T < 35C)
 Only symptom 28 1 %
 With or without another symptom 151 7 %
Convulsions
 Only symptom 15 1 %
 With or without another symptom 48 2 %
Bleeding/pus-like discharge from the umbilicus
 Only symptom 36 2 %
 With or without another symptom 48 2 %
  1. aThese 26 infants did not have symptoms indicated because they fulfilled the case definition of PSBI through cause of death or free text entries that did not indicate specific symptoms