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Table 3 Descriptive statistics on selected demographic and clinical variables for the 209 encephalitis patients

From: Cluster analysis for identifying sub-groups and selecting potential discriminatory variables in human encephalitis

Variable Group N %
Aeitiology HSVa 38 18.18
  ADEMb 23 11
  VZVc 12 5.74
  MTBd 10 4.78
  ANTe 8 3.83
  Other 34 16.27
     Viral 22 10.53
     Bacterial 12 5.74
  Unknown 84 40.19
Gender Male 114 54.54
Age: Categorical Age ≤ 10 55 26.32
  10 < Age ≤35 55 26.32
  35 < Age ≤55 42 20.1
  Age >55 50 23.92
Age: Continuous 33.29 ± 25.64 (0,87)*   
Region South West 17 8.13
  London 86 41.15
  North West 106 50.72
Duration of illness 58.88 ± 71.39 (3,535)*   
Length of stay** 49.01 ± 67.01(2,521)*   
  1. ** Length of stay in the hospital
  2. a Herpes Simplex Virus
  3. b Acute Disseminated Encephalitis (auto-immune induced)
  4. c Varicella Zoster Virus
  5. d Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
  6. e Other immune-mediated encephalitis
  7. * mean ± sd (min, max)