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Table 4 Comparison between symptoms and signs of cases

From: Assessment of seasonal variation on neonatal sepsis

  Summer cases Winter cases P value
N (%) N (%)
Pallor 24/50 = 48% 38/50 = 76% 0.003
Cyanosis 26/50 = 52% 30/50 = 60% 0.4
Edema 6/50 = 12% 1/50 = 2% 0.04
Jaundice 10/50 = 20% 41/50 = 82%  < 0.001
Respiratory distress 11/50 = 22% 33/50 = 66%  < 0.001
Cardiac symptoms 19/50 = 38% 28/50 = 56% 0.07
Organomegaly 9/50 = 18% 11/50 = 22% 0.5
Abdominal distension 41/50 = 82% 37/50 = 74% 0.3
Convulsions 13/50 = 26% 32/50 = 64%  < 0.001
Poor feeding 20/50 = 40% 49/50 = 98%  < 0.001
Fever 20/50 = 40% 3/50 = 6%  < 0.001
Lethargy 44/50 = 88% 48/50 = 96% 0.14
Skin signs 17/50 = 34% 37/50 = 74%  < 0.001
Poor perfusion 16/50 = 32% 22/50 = 44% 0.2
Diarrhea 11/50 = 22% 18/50 = 36% 0.12
TORCH 7/50 = 14% 4/50 = 8% 0.33
  1. TORCH = Toxoplasma, Rubella, Cytomegalo virus, Herpes virus. N = number
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