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Table 3 Clinical observations in RV-positive children with LRTI

From: Rhinovirus is an important pathogen in upper and lower respiratory tract infections in Mexican children

  Other virus (%) (n = 126) RV-positive (%) (n = 55) p-value a RV single infection (%) (n = 34) p-value a
Pneumonia 120 (94.5) 51 (92.7) 0.488 30 (88.32 0.131
Cough 121 (96.0) 50 (90.9) 0.165 32 (94.1) 0.628
Nasal flaring 65 (51.6) 19 (34.5) 0.034 10 (29.4) 0.047
Grunting on exhalation 29 (23.0) 8 (14.5) 0.194 6 (17.6) 0.502
Intercostal retraction 111 (88.1) 45 (81.8) 0.260 28 (82.4) 0.378
Xiphoid retraction 68 (54.0) 14 (25.5) 0.0001 10 (29.4) 0.011
Thoracoabdominal dissociation 51 (40.5) 24 (43.6) 0.691 12 (35.3) 0.583
Fever > =38 37 (29.4) 25 (45.5) 0.036 17 (50.1) 0.024
Increased respiratory rate - tachypneab 94 (75.2) 49 (89.1) 0.037 32 (94.1) 0.0001
  1. ap-values are between overall RV infections or RV in single infection and the presence of other respiratory virus. In bold are statistically significant differences.
  2. bAdjusted by age range.