Table 2

Diarrhoea and seizure attenders before and after guideline implementation

Diarrhoea attendersSeizure attenders
Pre GI (%)Post GI (%)p valuePre GI (%)Post GI (%)p value
Mean age of attenders: with diarrhoea 2.4 years; with seizure 4.2 years.
MWU, Mann–Whitney U; pre GI, before guideline implementation; post GI, after guideline implementation.
Attendances (no.)292239212199
Males139 (48%)126 (53%)0.2102 (48%)112 (56%)0.1
Age (yr)
    0–4240 (82%)192 (80%)MWU0.7137 (65%)133 (67%)MWU0.9
    5–1036 (12%)39 (16%)50 (23%)48 (24%)
    11–1516 (5%)8 (3%)25 (12%)18 (9%)
Self referral138 (47%)158 (66%)<0.00188 (42%)137 (69%)<0.001