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Table 1 Basic characteristics for KD patients versus the comparison patients

From: Kawasaki disease and subsequent risk of allergic diseases: a population-based matched cohort study

Variable KD patients (n = 253) Comparison patients (n = 1012)  
  n % n % p value
Gender      
 Male 152 60.08 608 60.08 -
 Female 101 39.92 404 39.92  
Age (mean ± SD) 1.61 ± 1.20 1.61 ± 1.20 -
No. physician visits 22.42 ± 17.19 15.31 ± 12.82 < 0.001
 0 10 3.95 83 8.20 < 0.001
 1-8 50 19.76 297 29.35  
 9-19 69 27.27 324 32.02  
 ≥ 20 124 49.01 308 30.43  
Urbanicity      
 Urban 153 60.47 597 58.99 0.676
 Suburban 80 31.63 339 33.49  
 Rural 20 7.90 76 7.51  
Monthly income of children’s enrollee      
 NT$ < 18300 74 29.25 322 31.82 0.189
 NT$ 18301-25199 76 30.04 340 33.60  
 NT$ ≥ 25200 103 40.71 350 34.52