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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with hospital-and community-acquired RSV infections treated at Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, 2010

From: Evaluation of respiratory syncytial virus group A and B genotypes among nosocomial and community-acquired pediatric infections in southern Brazil

Characteristics Patients p-value
Hospital-acquired infection (n = 21) Community-acquired infection (n = 42)
Mean age, months [range] 15 [2-94] 9 [3-61] 0.013*
Mean length of stay, days [range] 26.09 [2-73] 10.28 [0.6-71] 0.015*
Deaths 3 1 0.104
RSV-A infection 15 30  
RSV-B infection 8 13  
Mixed RSV-A/B infection 2 1  
  1. Age and length of stay were analyzed using the Mann-Whitney U test, and number of deaths, using Fisher’s exact test.
  2. *p-value <0.05.