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Table 7 Number and nature of feces at inclusion and on arrival at the Health Center

From: Pilot feasibility study of an emergency paediatric kit for intra-rectal quinine administration used by the personnel of community-based health care units in Senegal

  Cases Controls
Number of feces in the preceding 24 h   
Mean (SD) 0.6 (0.9) 1.0 (1.0)
Median [Q1; Q3] 0.0 [0.0;1.0] 1.0 [0.0;2.0]
(Minimum; Maximum) 0;4 0;4
Number of feces on arrival at the Health Center   
Mean (SD) 1.2 (0.9) 0.1 (0.4)
Median [Q1; Q3] 1.0 [1.0;2.0] 0.0 [0.0;0.0]
(Minimum; Maximum) 0;5 0;2
Nature of the feces on arrival at the Health Center   
Diarrhea: thin or watery feces (3 or +) 1 (1.6%) 0
Thin or watery feces (fewer than 3) 7 (11.3%) 3 (50.0%)
Soft, pale feces 47 (75.8%) 3 (50.0%)
Normal stools 7 (11.3%) 0