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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to clinical presentation

From: Bowel perforation secondary to illegally induced abortion: a tertiary hospital experience in Tanzania

Clinical presentations Frequency Percentage
Abdominal pain 68 100
Fever 42 61.8
Vaginal bleeding 31 45.6
Offensive vaginal discharge 28 41.2
Abdominal distention 23 33.8
Diarrhea 18 26.5
Vomiting 12 17.6
Passing feces through vagina 9 13.2
Visible loops of bowel through vagina 8 11.8
Signs of peritonitis 68 100