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Table 2 Clinical profile of Ebola child survivors and contacts

From: Post-Ebola sequelae among Ebola child survivors in Sierra Leone

Clinical Symptoms Variables EVD child survivor n (%) N=159 Close contacts n (%) N=303 Total n (%) p-value
Chest Pain Yes 47(29.6) 28(9.2) 75(16.2) <0.001
No 112(70.4) 275(90.8) 387(83.8)
Joint Pain Yes 101(63.5) 58(19.1) 159(34.4) <0.001
No 58(36.5) 245(80.9) 303(65.6)
Muscle Pain Yes 57(35.8) 39(12.9) 96(20.8) <0.001
No 103(64.2) 264(87.1) 366(79.2)
Eye Pain Yes 67(42.1) 20(6.6) 87(18.8) <0.001
No 92(57.9) 283(93.4) 375(81.2)
Eye Redness Yes 54(34.0) 20(6.6) 74(16.0) <0.001
No 105(66.0) 283(93.4) 388(84.0)
Dry eyes Yes 29(18.2) 11(3.6) 40(8.7) <0.001
No 130(81.8) 292(96.4) 422(91.3)
Blurred Vision Yes 22(13.8) 3(1.0) 25(5.4) <0.001
No 137(86.2) 300(99.0) 437(94.6)
Sensitive to light Yes 40(25.2) 12(4.0) 52(11.3) <0.001
No 119(74.8) 290(96.0) 410(88.7)
Ringing in the ear (Tinnitus) Yes 32(20.1) 11(3.6) 43(9.3) <0.001
No 127(79.9) 292(96.4) 419(90.7)
Hearing Loss Yes 33(20.8) 9(3.0) 42(9.1) <0.001
No 126(79.2) 294(97.0) 420(90.9)
Epigastric Reflux Yes 13(8.2) 2(0.7) 15(3.2) <0.001
No 146(91.8) 301(99.3) 447(96.8)
Blood or mucus in the stool Yes 15(9.4) 9(3.0) 24(5.2) 0.003
No 144(90.6) 294(97.0) 438(94.8)
Headache Yes 138(86.8) 221(72.9) 359(77.7) 0.001
No 21(13.2) 82(27.1) 103(22.3)
Memory Impairment Yes 29(18.2) 3(1.0) 32(6.9) <0.001
No 130(81.8) 300(99.0) 430(93.1)
Loss of sensation Yes 23(14.5) 6(2.0) 29(6.3) <0.001
No 136(85.5) 297(98.0) 433(93.7)
Tremor Yes 17(10.7) 4(1.3) 21(4.5) <0.001
No 142(89.3) 299(98.7) 441(95.5)
Seizures Yes 5(3.1) 5(1.7) 10(2.2) 0.302
No 154(96.9) 298(98.3) 452(97.8)
Mood Changes Yes 72(45.3) 18(5.9) 90(19.5) <0.001
No 87(54.7) 285(94.1) 372(80.5)