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Table 3 Comparison of HIV exposed uninfected and HIV infected children

From: Outcome of HIV-exposed uninfected children undergoing surgery

  HIVe(n = 38) HIVi(n = 82) Significance
Age(months) 4.5 (0.8-11.2) 11.5(6-24) p < 0.0001*
Nutrition    
• Z-score weight for age -1.74 (-3.4- -0.5) -2.0(-3.4- -0.97) P = 0.7
• Malnutrition (Z-score<-2) 18 (47.4%) 41 (50.0%) P = 0.8
Major cases 17 (44.7%) 28 (34.2%) P = 0.1
Contaminated cases 15 (39.4%) 40 (48.7%) P = 0.2
Emergency cases 12 (31.5%) 37 (45.1%) P = 0.8
No. of patients with a Complication 9 (23.7%) 34 (41.5%) P = 0.06
Mortality 2 (5.2%) 6 (7.3%) P = 0.8
Length of stay (days) 3-(2-7) 4(2-14) P = 0.5
  1. Values expressed as medians (interquartile range) for continuous and number (percentage) for dichotomous variables. Relative risk is expressed as the RR (95%confidence interval) * are significant values.