Table 3: Association between Socio-demographic characteristics of the patients and the presence of hypoxaemia at presentation.

Socio-demographic characteristicsHypoxaemic  
(%)
Nonhypoxaemic  
(%)
value

Age range
 2–1141 (50.6)127 (37.5)0.030
 12–2324 (29.6)113 (33.3)0.523
 24–358 (9.9)48 (14.2)0.308
 36–478 (9.9)32 (9.4)0.904
 48–590 (0.0)19 (5.6)0.060**
 Total81 (100.0)339 (100.0)
Sex
 Male39 (48.1)193 (56.9)0.153
 Female42 (51.9)146 (43.1)
 Total81 (100.0)339 (100.0)
Overcrowding9 (11.1)27 (8.0)0.348
Not appropriately immunized13 (16.0)58 (17.1)0.778

Fisher’s exact test applied; : number of children. The figures in parentheses are percentages of the total in each column.