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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of the neonates enrolled in the study

From: Management of neonatal sepsis at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam: diagnostic accuracy of C – reactive protein and newborn scale of sepsis and antimicrobial resistance pattern of etiological bacteria

  N = 208 Frequency (%)
Age group   
0 – 3 109 52.9
4 – 28 99 47.6
Sex   
Male 108 51.9
Female 98 48.1
Body weight   
<1000 2 0.96
1 – 1.4 10 4.81
1.5 – 2.5 26 12.5
>2.5 170 81.7
Clinical features   
Fever 147 67.3
Low muscle tone 81 38.9
Fast breathing 166 79.8