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Table 3 Five selected cases of forty examined patients during training phase

From: Supporting meningitis diagnosis amongst infants and children through the use of fuzzy cognitive mapping

  Result (in %) at λ  
Case Number Age Sex Sign - symptoms Decision by the Pediatrician 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.3
1. 2 months Female Fever, Vomiting, Irritability, High EconomicHygenic Status, HibPneumococcal Vaccine,Good Nutritional Status,CSF Study Abnormal No 68.5323 59.7309 49.9091 44.7308 39.4577 29.0711
2. 7 years Male Cellulitis Infective Focus, Splenectomy, Brudzinski’s Sign, Fever, Vomiting, Irritability, Kernig Sign, CSF Study Abnormal, Stiff Neck Yes 96.4422 93.2091 87.5451 83.4241 78.2209 82.7041
3. 3 years Female Immuno - compromised Child, Brudzinski’s Sign, Vomiting, Irritability, Kernig Sign, CSF Study Abnormal, Stiff Neck, Seizures Yes 95.315 91.4263 84.9384 80.3924 74.8076 73.4831
4. 4 years Male Fever, High Economic Hygienic Status, HibPneumococcal VaccineGood Nutritional Status No 39.0668 32.3484 25.89 22.7909 13.8176 14.1353
5. 7 years Female Cellulitis Infective Focus, Vomiting, High EconomicHygenic Status, Hib Pneumococcal Vaccine,Good Nutritional Status,Head Trauma, Seizures No 67.9496 59.1379 49.3509 44.2057 38.9751 28.6921