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Table 1 Selected characteristics of adult in-patients

From: Nutritional risk and associated factors of adult in-patients at a teaching hospital in the Copperbelt province in Zambia; a hospital-based cross-sectional study

Participant characteristics Categories N = 186
n
%
Sex Male 115 61.8
Female 71 38.2
Readmission Yes 79 42.5
No 107 57.5
Diarrhoea Yes 20 10.8
No 166 89.2
Vomiting Yes 41 22.0
No 145 78.0
Weakness Yes 89 47.8
No 97 52.2
Appetite decrease Yes 96 51.6
No 90 48.4
Dysphagia Yes 38 20.4
Weight loss No 148 79.6
Yes 75 40.3
No 111 59.7