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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Clinical spectrum and predictors of severity of dengue among children in 2019 outbreak: a multicenter hospital-based study in Bangladesh

Variable Categories Non-severe
n (%)
Severe
n (%)
p Total
n (%)
Total N (%)   135 (71.1) 55 (28.9)   190 (100)
Age in years Mean (SD) 9.4 ± 3.8 7.4 ± 3.1 < 0.001 8.8 ± 3.7
Age group <  5 16 (11.9) 11 (20.0)   27 (14.2)
5–9 48 (35.6) 29 (52.7)   77 (40.5)
10–14 71 (52.6) 15 (27.3)   86 (45.3)
Sex Female 58 (43.0) 28 (51.9) 0.268 86 (45.5)
Male 77 (57.0) 26 (48.1)   103 (54.5)
Monthly Family Income (BDT) < 15,000 37 (30.8) 21 (40.4) 0.282 58 (33.7)
15,000- < 25,000 49 (40.8) 21 (40.4)   70 (40.7)
25,000- < 50,000 25 (20.8) 9 (17.3)   34 (19.8)
50,000- < 100,000 8 (6.7) 0   8 (4.7)
> 100,000 1 (0.8) 1 (1.9)   2 (1.2)
Residence Flat 81 (60.9) 26 (49.1) 0.355 107 (57.5)
Tin shade 41 (30.8) 24 (45.3)   65 (34.9)
Single storied house 8 (6.0) 3 (5.7)   11 (5.9)
Slum 2 (1.5) 0   2 (1.1)
Other 1 (0.8) 0   1 (0.5)
Blood group A+ 13 (16.0) 7 (18.9) 0.896 20 (16.9)
AB- 1 (1.2) 0   1 (0.8)
AB+ 10 (12.3) 5 (13.5)   15 (12.7)
B- 4 (4.9) 1 (2.7)   5 (4.2)
B+ 18 (22.2) 11 (29.7)   29 (24.6)
O- 1 (1.2) 0   1 (0.8)
O+ 34 (42.0) 13 (35.1)   47 (39.8)
History of Dengue/ Chikungunya 1: Dengue 2 (1.7) 1 (1.4) 0.450 3 (1.6)
2: Chikungunya 12 (8.9) 5 (3.6)   14 (7.4)
Neither 121 (89.6) 52 (94.5)   173 (91.1)
Classification by severity Group A (Dengue) 39 (28.9) 0 < 0.001 39 (20.5)
Group B (Dengue with warning signs) 96 (71.1) 0   96 (50.5)
Group C (Severe dengue) 0 55 (100.0)   55 (28.9)
Classification by symptom DF 121 (89.6) 0 < 0.001 121 (63.7)
DHF 12 (8.9) 7 (12.7)   19 (10.0)
DSS 1 (0.7) 43 (78.2)   44 (23.2)
EDS 1 (0.7) 5 (9.1)   6 (3.2)
  1. Data is presented as mean ± SD and n (%) as appropriate; Percentage is expressed among available responses (after excluding missing values)
  2. p value determined by chi-square test and independent samples t test as appropriate