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Table 3 Comparison of clinical and demographic characteristics between human adenovirus (HAdVs) and human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV) groups in children with acute respiratory tract infections

From: Prevalence of adenovirus in children with acute respiratory tract infection in Lanzhou, China

Variable AdVs group (n = 58) RSV group (n = 88) p.
Sex (male) 41 (70.69) 61 (69.32) 0.86
Median age [months; mean (range)] 42 (0.5–144) 10 (0.2–96) <0.001
Age < 3 years 27 (46.55) 74 (84.09) <0.001
Clinical manifestations    
  Cough 34 (66.22) 83 (94.32) <0.001
  Wheezing 10 (24.32) 41 (46.59) <0.001
  Fever >38°C 42 (67.57) 48 (54.55) 0.030
Crackles 18 (37.84) 58 (65.91) <0.001
Gastrointestinal discomfort 12 (18.92) 14 (15.91) 0.460
Cyanosis 2 (6.76) 22 (25) 0.001
No. of hospitalizations 24 (41.38) 63 (71.59) <0.001
Final diagnosis    <0.001
Upper respiratory tract infection 30 (51.72) 2 (2.27)  
  Bronchiolitis 7 (12.07) 26 (29.55)  
  Pneumonia 16 (27.09) 49 (55.68)  
Bronchitis 5 (8.62) 11 (12.5)