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Table 1 Characteristics of inpatients at Iguhu hospital (n = 746)

From: Rethinking the economic costs of hospitalization for malaria: accounting for the comorbidities of malaria patients in western Kenya

Characteristic n (%)
Sex  
Male 268 (36)
Female 478 (64)
Age group (years)  
≤5 322 (43)
5≤12 150 (20)
>12 274 (37)
Comorbidity  
0 567 (76)
1 or more1 179 (24)
Length of stay (days)  
1 36 (5)
2 189 (25)
3 323 (43)
4 100 (13)
5 or more 99 (13)
Mean length of stay (STD) 3.1 (1.3)
Outcomes  
Discharged home 720 (98)
Transferred 9 (1)
Deceased 7 (1)
Missing 10
Pregnancy status characteristics
Pregnant 41
Mean weeks (min-max) 28 (17–35)
Age 27.5 (16–53)
  1. 1Includes documented treatment respiratory tract infection, dehydration and diarrhoea or dehydration and parasites, anaemia