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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of dengue patients

From: Elevated levels of vitamin D and deficiency of mannose binding lectin in dengue hemorrhagic fever

Clinical and demographic characteristics DF cases n = 48 (%) DHF cases n =45 (%) P value
Age* 29.5 (11–65) 23.0 (4–58) 0.026
Immune status** 20 Primary (42.5) & 27 secondary (57.4.) 8 primary (18.6) & 35 secondary (81.3) 0.040
Fever 48 (100.0) 45 (100.0) 1.000
Headache 24 (50.0) 23 (51.1) 0.920
Myalgia 28 (58.3) 22 (48.9) 0.480
Arthralgia 7 (14.6) 9 (20.0) 0.670
Nausea/Vomitting 0 12 (26.7) <0.001
Abdominal pain 0 5 (11.1) 0.023
Retro orbital pain 1 (2.1) 4 (8.9) 0.190
Rash 9 (18.8) 9 (20.0) 0.950
Thrombocytopenia 28 (58.3) 41 (91.1) <0.001
Platelet count* 67000 (13000–330000) 38500 (5000–150000) 0.002
  1. *Age and platelet counts are represented in the form of median values with ranges in the parenthesis and compared between DF and DHF cases using Mann–Whitney U test.
  2. **For determining immune status, only 47 DF and 43 DHF samples were available.