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Table 3 Comparison of clinical characteristics of HAdV infection with different severity of disease

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

  HAdV detection (n = 174) ×2/t/Z p Single HAdV detection (n = 70) ×2/t/Z p
mild(n = 108) severe(n = 66) mild (n = 38) severe (n = 32)
Gender (male) 63(58.33) 44(66.67) 1.201 0.273 20(52.63) 19(59.37) 0.302 0.572
Age(month) 16.00(11.0–33.75) 12.00(7.00–24.00) −3.126 0.002 26.00(13.00–48.00) 12.00(8.50–15.00) −3.817 0.000
Duration of Hospitalization (days) 7.00(6.00–9.00) 10.00(8.00–13.00) −6.738 0.000 6.73(5.00–8.00) 10.00(9.00–12.00) −5.004 0.000
Fever 81(75.00) 60(90.90) 6.746 0.009 30(78.94) 31(96.87) 3.512 0.061
Duration of fever (days) 3.00(0.75–6.00) 7.00(5.00–10.00) −5.548 0.000 5.00(1.00–6.50) 8.00(6.00–10.00) −4.081 0.000
WBC 8.26(6.62–11.78) 9.47(5.93–13.42) −0.499 0.618 7.97(5.56–11.17) 8.34(5.53–10.30) − 0.206 0.837
N% 43.29 ± 16.80 48.30 ± 17.48 −1.873 0.063 46.49 ± 15.53 52.23 ± 17.25 −1.466 0.147
Blood sinks 12.00(6.00–27.50) 13.00(5.00–24.00) −0.009 0.992 12.00(8.50–30.00) 12.00(4.00–30.00) −0.525 0.599
CRP 5.52(0.90–20.70) 5.79(1.70–19.40) −0.900 0.368 7.62(1.14–18.69) 5.79(2.12–16.80) −0.523 0.601
Mixed infection 70(64.81) 34(51.52) 3.013 0.083     
Wheezing 43(39.81) 32(48.48) 1.145 0.285 6(15.78) 18(56.25) 12.622 0.000
Vomiting 15(13.89) 15(22.72) 2.243 0.134 5(13.15) 6(18.75) 0.410 0.522
Diarrhea 13(12.03) 22(33.33) 11.56 0.001 4(10.52) 10(31.25) 4.663 0.031
Rash 8(7.40) 8(12.12) 0.726 0.394 3(7.89) 2(6.25) 0.000 1.000