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Table 1 Characteristics of patients by influenza type

From: Clinical similarities between influenza A and B in children: a single-center study, 2017/18 season, Korea

CharacteristicsInfluenza typeP value
A (n = 128)B (n = 109)
Boys68 (53.1)61 (56.0)0.662
Age, yrs
 Mean (SD)4.1 (4.4)5.6 (4.4)0.010
 Median (IQR)2.6 (1.2–4.8)4.9 (2.1–8.0)0.001
Age group  < 0.001
  < 2 yrs49 (38.3)27 (24.8) 
 2–5 yrs50 (39.1)28 (25.7) 
  ≥ 5 yrs29 (22.7)54 (49.5) 
Underlying conditions10 (7.8)9 (8.3)0.900
 Asthma2 (1.6)  
 Chronic renal disease 2 (1.8) 
 Atopic dermatitis2 (1.6)1 (0.9) 
 Neuromuscular disease5 (3.9)3 (2.8) 
 Hematologic disease 1 (0.9) 
 Developmental delay 1 (0.9) 
 Preterm (< 37 weeks)2 (1.6)1 (0.9) 
  1. Values are presented as number (%), unless otherwise specified. SD, standard deviation; IQR, interquartile range