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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Role of vitamin D, serum zinc, and serum iron deficiency in community-acquired pneumonia in children

  Patient group (N = 31) Control group (N = 36) Test value P value
Age (months) Median (IQR) 12 (4-17) 10.5 (6-26) −0.327** 0.743
Sex Male 15 (48.4%) 17 (47.2%) 0.009* 0.924
Female 16 (51.6%) 19 (52.8%)
Weight centile Median (IQR) 50 (25-50) 75 (50-90) −3.246** 0.001′
Height centile Median (IQR) 25 (25-50) 50 (50-75) −3.441** 0.001′
Type of feeding Breast 11 (35.5%) 8 (22.2%) 3.756* 0.289
Artificial 3 (9.7%) 8 (22.2%)
Weaned 12 (38.7%) 17 (47.2%)
Mixed 5 (16.1%) 3 (8.3%)
  1. *Chi-square test
  2. **Mann-Whitney