Table 5: Association of investigation findings and hypoxaemia at presentation.

Investigation resultsHypoxaemic  
(%)
Nonhypoxaemic  
(%)
value

Severe anaemia2 (2.5)13 (3.8)0.804**
Malaria (RDT)5 (6.2)30 (8.8)0.434
Lobar opacities24 (29.6)74 (21.8)0.136
Infiltrates20 (24.7)87 (25.7)0.057
Cardiomegaly 4 (4.9)3 (0.9)0.038 **
Bacteraemia7 (8.6)41 (12.1)0.316
Meningitis1 (1.2)3 (0.9)1.000**

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