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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of poisoned patients

From: The study of etiological and demographic characteristics of acute household accidental poisoning in children - a consecutive case series study from Pakistan

Variables Kerosene oil
N = 50 (%)*
Medicine
N = 38 (%)*
Insecticide
N = 7 (%)*
Bathroom cleaners
N = 5 (%)*
Sex     
Male 28 (56) 18 (47) 05 (71) 03 (60)
Female 22 (44) 20 (53) 02 (29) 02 (40)
Living area     
Urban 40 (80) 35 (92) 05 (71) 05 (100)
Rural 10 (20) 03 (08) 02 (29) 00
Age (months)     
≤ 24 months 13 (26) 18 (47) 03 (43) 00
>24 months 37 (74) 20 (53) 04 (57) 05 (100)
Mean ± Std.dev 35 ± 11 32 ± 15 40 ± 18 48 ± 0
Time (mins)     
≤ 180 mins 40 (80) 25 (66) 05 (71) 00
> 180 mins 10 (20) 13 (34) 02 (29) 05 (100)
Mean ± Std.dev 311 ± 49 205 ± 38 980 ± 64 1560 ± 866
Outcome     
Discharge 50 (100) 38 (100) 07 (100) 02 (40)
Expired 00 00 00 03 (60)
  1. * All figures have been rounded to the nearest zero; std.dev: standard deviation; mins: minutes.