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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of 246 Study Patients

From: Clinical significance of hypoalbuminemia in outcome of patients with scrub typhus

Characteristics Group I Group II P
Age, mean ± SD, years 71.4 ± 10.6 60.7 ± 12.2 <0.001
Sex    
   Male 22 (38.6) 62 (32.8) 0.311
   Female 35 (61.4) 127 (67.2)  
Underlying disease    
   Diabetes Mellitus 2 (3.5) 1 (0.5) 0.660
   Hypertension 16 (28.1) 45 (23.8) 0.734
   Chronic hepatitis B 0 (0.0) 5 (2.6) 0.997
   Chronic hepatitis C 2 (3.5) 1 (0.5) 0.288
Clinical manifestations    
   Chills 47 (82.5) 166 (87.8) 0.658
   Sore throat 9 (15.8) 30 (15.9) 0.453
   Headache 35 (61.4) 124 (65.6) 0.566
   Myalgia 38 (66.7) 117 (61.9) 0.546
   Arthralgia 0 (0.0) 11 (5.8) 0.997
   Cough 20 (35.1) 66 (34.9) 0.600
   Dyspnea 26 (45.6) 38 (20.1) 0.012
   Nausea/vomiting 24 (42.1) 71 (37.6) 0.297
   Abdominal pain 24 (42.1) 55 (29.1) 0.103
   Skin rash 38 (66.7) 123 (65.1) 0.639
   Eschar 42 (73.7) 131 (69.3) 0.191
   Lymphadenopathy 3 (5.3) 20 (10.6) 0.434
   Conjunctivitis 5 (8.8) 24 (12.7) 0.759
  1. Adjusted for age; SD, standard deviation.