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Table 1 Data description by clinical ear state

From: Viral-bacterial co-infection in Australian Indigenous children with acute otitis media

Variable Total Normal OME AOM AOMwiP P  
Number of kids 114 - - - - na  
Number of swabs (% of total) 366 18(5) 175(48) 115(31) 58(16) na  
Mean age months (median) 8.0 5.4 (3.4) 7.2 (6.6) 8. (7.7) 8.5 (8.1) <0.001 *
Bacteria detection (% of total)        
Any bacteria 366(100) 18(100) 175(100) 115(100) 58(100) na **
Spn 327(89) 11(61) 155(89) 109(95) 52(90) <0.001 **
Hinf 333(91) 16(89) 155(89) 110(96) 52(90) 0.211 **
Mcat 351(96) 14(78) 167(95) 113(98) 57(98) <0.001 **
Virus detection (% of total)        
Any virus 228(62) 12(67) 102(58) 78(68) 36(62) 0.416 **
Total virus (virus:swab(+)ratio) 312(1.37) 14(1.17) 134(1.31) 117(1.51) 47(1.31) 0.120 **
HBoV 28(8) 0(0) 14(8) 10(9) 4(7) 0.627 **
HPyV 50(14) 6(33) 20(11) 19(17) 5(9) 0.034 **
HAdV 49(13) 1(6) 13(7) 22(19) 13(22) 0.003 **
HRV 139(38) 5(28) 69(39) 47(41) 18(31) 0.467 **
HCoV 14(4) 0(0) 7(4) 5(4) 2(3) 0.840 **
Other 32(9) 2(11) 11(6) 14(12) 5(9) 0.369 **
  1. P shows the significance of the values across all ear states using either the: (*) Kruskal-Wallis equality-of-populations rank test, or the (**) Chi-square test.