International Journal of Microbiology / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Viral Agents of Diarrhea in Young Children in Two Primary Health Centers in Edo State, Nigeria

Table 2

Sex and age distribution of viral enteropathogens.

CharacteristicsNumber testedNumber positive (%)Rotavirus positive (%)Adenovirus positive (%)Norovirus positive (%)

Sex
 Male 12154 (44.6)36 (29.8)19 (15.7)5 (4.1)
 Female 10241 (40.2)27 (26.5)24 (23.5)3 (2.9)
 Total 22395 (42.6)63 (28.3)43 (19.3)8 (3.6)


Age group (months)
 0–6 6332 (50.8)20 (31.7)14 (22.2)2 (3.2)
 7–12 8248 (58.5)31 (37.8)23 (28.0)3 (3.7)
 13–18 358 (22.9)7 (20.0)3 (8.6)2 (5.7)
 19–24 265 (19.2)4 (15.4)2 (7.7)1 (3.8)
 25–30 112 (18.2)1 (9.1)1 (9.1)0
 31–36 60000
 Total 22395 (42.6)63 (28.3)43 (19.3)8 (3.6)


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