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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the cohort

From: Do pediatric emergency departments pose a risk of infection?

Characteristics Recent ED visit No recent ED visit p-value
Number 137 167  
Age in years (mean ± SD) 2.3 ± 1.6 2.4 ± 1.6 NS
Sex: Male (%) 66 (48) 92 (55) NS
≥ 1 dose of influenza vaccine (%) 42 (30.6) 51 (30.5) NS
Daycare attendance (%) 77 (56.2) 99 (59.3) NS
At least one sibling (%) 88 (64.2) 103 (61.7) NS
At least one sibling in daycare (%) 24 (17.5) 36 (21.6) NS
Exposed to passive smoking (%) 20 (14.6) 20 (12) NS
Intrafamilial infectious contact (%) 2 (1.5) 6 (3.6) NS
  1. ED: Emergency Department