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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and diagnosis of 376 dengue patients during the 2007 outbreak in southern Taiwan

From: Clinical and laboratory predictive markers for acute dengue infection

  ≥ 18 y/o <18 y/o P*
Total (n,%) 309 (82.1%) 67(17.9%)  
Gender    
    Male 145 (46.9%) 45 (64.3%) 0.088
    Female 164 (53.1%) 22 (35.7%)  
Age (years)** 48 (19–83) 14 (2–18)  
Hospitalization (%) 79% 78% 0.655
Hospital stay (days) 4.1 ± 3.1 3.4 ± 2.6 0.204
Diagnosis    
    Dengue Fever 297 (96.2%) 65 (97.1%)  
    DHF/DSS 12 (3.8%) 2 (2.9%)  
  1. DHF/DSS: dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome.
  2. *Chi-square test or t-test, **median (range).