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Table 4 Performance of significant clinical variables in multivariate analysis to predict BSI in febrile children under-5 years of age

From: Can clinical signs or symptoms combined with basic hematology data be used to predict the presence of bacterial infections in febrile children under - 5 years?

  Blood culture positive
n (%)
Blood culture negative
n (%)
Diarrhea+
 Diarrhea + Yes 29(2.64) 342(31.12)
  No 36(3.27) 692(62.97)
Edema+
 Edema+ Yes 4(0.36) 6(0.55)
No 61(5.55) 1028(93.54)
Diarrhea + edema +
 Diarrhea +
 edema +
Yes 1(0.09) 0(0)
No 64(5.82) 1034(94.09)
Diarrhea - edema +
 Diarrhea -
 edema +
Yes 3(0.27) 6(0.55)
No 62(5.64) 1028(93.54)
Diarrhea + edema -
 Diarrhea +
 edema -
Yes 28(2.55) 342(31.12)
No 37(3.37) 692(62.97)
Diarrhea - edema -
 Diarrhea -
 edema -
Yes 33(3.00) 686(62.42)
No 32(2.91) 348(31.67)