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Table 3 Demographical and clinical characteristics of influenza A/H1N1 patients and influenza-like illness (ILI) patients

From: Association of the host genetic factors, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes with mild influenza in an Iranian population

Characteristics Groups
Influenza A/H1N1 ILI P value
Sex    
Male 26 (53.1) 20 (45.5) 0.463§
Female 23 (46.9) 24 (54.5)  
Age (Year)    
Mean ± SD 46.2 ± 22.5 56.5 ± 23.7 0.05*
 < 45 21 (42.9) 10 (22.7)
45–64 7 (14.2) 12 (27.3)
 ≥ 65 21 (42.9) 22 (50.0)
BMI Mean ± SD 26.4 ± 1.1 24.2 ± 0.7 0.09*
Diabetes    
Negative 42 (85.7) 24 (54.5) 0.001§
Positive 7 (14.3) 20 (45.5)
Hypercholesterolemia    
Negative 46 (93.9) 34 (77.3) 0.03¤
Positive 3 (6.1) 10 (22.7)
  1. *Independent t-test
  2. §Pearson’s chi square test
  3. ¤Fisher’s exact test