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Table 1 Clinical and epidemiological features of children with and without rotavirus detected in the diarrheal stool sample.

From: Epidemiology of rotavirus infection among young children with acute diarrhoea in Burkina Faso

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics Rotavirus Diarrhea Non Rotavirus Diarrhea p
   (N = 151) (N = 296)  
Sex
  Male 71 (47.0%) 165 (55.7%) p = 0.1
  Female 80 (53.0%) 131 (44.8%)  
Mean age (months) 10.9 16.6  
Patient status
  Inpatient 103 (44.8%) 127 (55.2%) p = 0.0001
  Outpatient 48 (22.1%) 169 (77.9%)  
Symptom
  Fever 124 (82.1%) 161 (54.4%) p = 0.0001
  Vomiting 110 (72.8%) 80 (27.0%) p = 0.0001
  Dehydration 73 (48.3%) 54 (18.2%) p = 0.0001
Season*
  Warm 5 (2.9%) 168 (97.1%) p = 0,0001
  Cold 146 (53.3%) 128 (46.7%)  
Breast feeding**
  Yes 59 (59.0%) 105 (75.5%) p = 0.010
  No 41 (41.0%) 34 (24.5%)  
Drinking water source
  Municipal supply 108 (71.5%) 142 (48.0%) p = 0.0001
  Bottled water 43 (28.5%) 154 (52.0%)  
  1. *Percentage of rotavirus diarrhea versus non-rotavirus diarrhea for both seasons.
  2. **Percentage of rotavirus diarrhea versus non-rotavirus diarrhea according to method of feeding among infants ≤ 9 months of age.