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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of DM diagnosed children at East &West Gojjam Zone referral hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019

From: Incidence and predictors of diabetic ketoacidosis among children with diabetes in west and east Gojjam zone referral hospitals, northern Ethiopia, 2019

Variable Frequency (354) Percent %
Weight for age Normal 295 83.3
Underweight 58 16.4
Overweight 1 0.3
Weight for height Normal 306 86.4
Underweight 48 13.6
Preceding infection Fungal skin infection 53 15
Pneumonia 19 5.4
Tuberculosis 3 0.8
Tonsillitis 5 1.4
Gastroenteritis 15 4.2
Urinary tract infection 14 4
Hepatitis 5 1.4
Otitis media 7 2
Chickenpox 2 0.6
Meningitis 1 0.3
Upper respiratory tract infection 346 97.7
Other 18 5.1