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Table 1 Personal characteristics of successful referrals who had both PHC and secondary diagnosis captured (n = 233)

From: Clinical diagnosis in paediatric patients at urban primary health care facilities in southern Malawi: a longitudinal observational study

Patient characteristics n (%)
Sex
 Female 74 (31.8%)
 Male 105 (45.1%)
 Not recorded 54 (23.2%)
Age
 Neonates and infants (< 12 months) 76 (32.6%)
 12–59 months 59 (25.3%)
 5 years and above 44 (18.9%)
 Not recorded 54 (23.2%
PHC level triage
 Emergency (E) 21 (9.0%)
 Priority (P) 176 (75.5%)
 Queue (Q) 36 (15.5%)