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Table 1 Study population demographic characteristics

From: Sepsis in cancer patients residing in Zimbabwe: spectrum of bacterial and fungal aetiologies and their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns

CharacteristicTotalHaematological neoplasmSolid tumour
Female n (%)76 (53.5)58 (76.3)18 (23.7)
Age median (IQR) years15 (4–34)6 (5–10)
Paediatric (oncology ward) n (%)8655 (64.0)31 (36.0)
Adults (oncology ward) n (%)11 (100.0)
Adult (haematology ward) n (%)5555 (100.0)
Hospital stay median (IQR) days7.0 (4–15)7.0 (4–15)7.5 (3–13)
Neutropenia n (%)44 (31.0)42 (39.1)1 (3.1)
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