Table 1

Comparison of eligible children enrolled and not enrolled

Enrolled
(n = 251)
Not enrolled
(n = 260)
p Value
Age (years)1-150 1.9 (0.6 to 4.2)1.9 (0.6 to 5.1)0.66
Diagnosis (n (%))
 Asthma 55 (22) 48 (18)
 Pneumonia 38 (15) 34 (13)
 Bronchiolitis 23 (9) 32 (12)
 Gastroenteritis 30 (12) 28 (11)
 Fever105 (42)118 (45)0.58
Ethnicity (n (%))
 European109 (43)112 (43)
 Maori 47 (19) 44 (17)
 Pacific 72 (29) 78 (30)
 Other 23 (9) 26 (10)0.93
  • 1-150 Median (interquartile range).