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Table 2 Classification of 24,671 diagnoses made during 21,278 acute clinic visits and 1330 diagnoses made during 961 severe illness presentations, and types of infectious diseases diagnoses in severe and non-severe presentations

From: Nutritional status and disease severity in children acutely presenting to a primary health clinic in rural Gambia

  Non-severe Severe χ2 P-value
Diagnosis Categories for 26,001 diagnoses made during acute visits
Well 407/24,671 (1.7%) 0/1330 (0%) < 0.001
Infection 21,428/24,671 (86.8) 1028/1330 (77.2%)
Injury 372/24,671 (1.5%) 14/1330 (1.1%)
Nutritional 663/24,671 (2.7%) 188/1330 (14.2%)
Other 1801/24,671 (7.3%) 100/1330 (7.5%)
Type of infectious disease for 22,456 infectious disease diagnoses
Respiratory 10,212/21,428 (47.7%) 427/1028 (41.6%) < 0.001
Skin 4314/21,428 (20.1%) 59/1028 (5.7%)
Diarrhoea 4214/21,428 (19.7%) 219/1028 (21.3%)
Malaria 86/21,428 (0.4%) 37/1028 (3.6%)
Other 2602/21,428 (12.1%) 286/1028 (27.8%)