Table 8: Counts of various adverse reactions reported in VAERS for sulfate versus phosphate in age-matched equal subsets of the sample space, and the likelihood that the contrasts observed in these distributions could have occurred by chance according to a log likelihood ratio test. Included are all the reactions for which phosphate was more common with a p value under 0.05.

ConditionSulfatePhosphatep value

Hospitalization1773630.0044
Seizures1863330.011
Rotavirus3470.013
Abdominal pain6530.014
Nausea2033380.015
Diarrhea951740.028
Pneumonia13500.032
Dehydration12480.032
Throat irritation811470.036