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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of infected children

From: Human adenovirus load in respiratory tract secretions are predictors for disease severity in children with human adenovirus pneumonia

Characteristic Single HAdV
(n = 56)
HAdV- viruses
(n = 79)
viruses-Typical Bacteria
(n = 19)
viruses–Atypical Bacteria
(n = 18)
Gender(male) 37(66.07) 56(70.90) 10(52.63) 7(38.90)ce
age (months) IQR 14(10–35.25) 12(8–25) 11(6–12)b 18.5(12–38.25)ef
Age group
 < 6 7(12.50) 10(12.66) 4(21.05) 0
 6–23 25(44.64) 44(55.70) 14(73.68)b 10(55.56)
 24–60 20(35.71) 21(26.58) 1(5.26)bd 5(27.78)f
 > 60 4(7.14) 4(5.06) 0 3(16.67)e
Length of stay, days
 Median (IQR) 8.5(6–10) 8(6–10) 10(8–13)bd 7(6–8.25)f
 Mean ± SD 8.52 ± 3.53 8.50 ± 4.53 10.68 ± 4.41 7.44 ± 2.41
Duration of fever (days)
 Median (IQR) 6(4–8) 5.5(3–7) 8(4.5–10.5)d 5(3–7.5)
 Mean ± SD 6.94 ± 4.32 5.89 ± 4.77 8.00 ± 4.98 5.31 ± 2.96
 Cough 56(100) 79(100) 19(100) 18(100)
 Fever 49(87.50) 62(78.48) 14(73.68) 16(88.89)
 Diarrhea 8(14.29) 15(18.99) 6(31.58) 2(11.11)
 Wheezing 20(35.70) 37(46.84) 12(63.16)b 4(22.22)f
 Vomiting 11(19.64) 15(18.99) 2(10.53) 2(11.11)
Outcome
Disease severity of CPA
 Mild 25(44.64) 53(67.09)a 11(57.89) 17(94.44)cef
 Severe 14(25.00) 14(17.72) 4(21.05) 1(5.56)
 Very severe 17(30.36) 12(15.19)a 4(21.05) 0c
Admission to PICU 8(14.29) 19(24.05) 4(21.05) 0e
supplemental oxygen requirement 12(21.43) 18(22.78) 5(26.32) 0f
HAdV load from NPAs (log 10 copies/mL) 3.23 ± 1.87 3.25 ± 2.12 3.10 ± 2.16 2.60 ± 1.35
  1. aP < 0.05, for comparison of single HAdV infections with combined virus-virus infections
  2. bP < 0.05, for comparison of single HAdV infections with combined virus-typical bacterial infections
  3. cP < 0.05, for comparison of single HAdV infections with combined virus-atypical bacterial infections
  4. dP < 0.05, for comparison of virus-virus infections with virus-typical bacterial infections
  5. eP < 0.05, for comparison of virus-virus infections with virus-atypical bacterial infections
  6. fP < 0.05, for comparison of virus-typical bacteria with virus-atypical bacterial infections