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Table 1 Demographic distribution and specimen characteristics

From: Prevalence and seasonality of common viral respiratory pathogens, including Cytomegalovirus in children, between 0–5 years of age in KwaZulu-Natal, an HIV endemic province in South Africa

Variables N %
 Male 1175 54.1
 Female 932 42.9
 Gender not stated 65 3.0
Total 2172 100
Age (months)
 0–6 1599 73.6
 7–12 232 10.7
 13–24 204 9.4
 25–60 137 6.3
Total 2172 100
Facility typea
 District 245 11.3
 Tertiary 374 17.2
 Specialised 1553 71.5
Total 2172 100
Respiratory multiplex results
 Positive 834 45.7
 Negative 989 54.3
Total 1823 100
CMV results
 Positive 416 58.3
 Negative 298 41.7
Total 714 100
  1. aIn South Africa health facilities are categorised into district, tertiary and specialised according to the level of care
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