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Table 2 Population demographic of HMPV-positive specimens from April 2017 and March 2018

From: Epidemiology and genotypic diversity of human metapneumovirus in paediatric patients with acute respiratory infection in Beijing, China

Variable Number of patient Number of HMPV positive children Prevalence of HMPV (%) p value
Gender     0.251
Male 674 29 4.30  
Female 602 23 3.82  
Age (years)     0.019
≤ 1 340 13 3.82  
> 1 to ≤ 2 137 9 6.57  
> 2 to ≤ 3 281 17 6.05  
> 3 to ≤ 4 140 8 5.71  
> 4 to ≤ 5 86 0 0  
> 5 to ≤ 7 121 4 3.30  
> 7 to ≤ 14 171 1 0.58  
Total 1276 52 4.08