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Table 1 Characteristics and symptoms of 108 patients with laboratory-confirmed Nephropathia epidemica

From: No gender-related differences in the severity of nephropathia epidemica, Germany

  Male Female P value
n = 82 n = 26
Median age in years (range) 42 (18–81) 40.5 (19–68) 0.4083
Median admission after onset of symptoms in days (range) 6 (0–17) 5 (3–17) 0.9607
Median duration of hospitalization in days (range) 7 (0–29) 7 (1–12) 0.5269
Fever 70 (85.37%) 22 (84.62%) 1.0000
Headache 60 (73.17%) 20 (76.92%) 0.8014
Nausea 51 (62.20%) 21 (80.77%) 0.0975
Side/back pain 49 (59.76%) 21 (80.77%) 0.0611
Abdominal pain 46 (56.10%) 14 (53.85%) 1.0000
Night sweat 25 (30.49%) 4 (15.38%) 0.2032
Diarrhea 25 (30.49%) 8 (30.77%) 1.0000
Ophthalmological symptoms 21 (25.61%) 10 (38.46%) 0.2218
Myalgia 20 (24.39%) 15 (57.69%) 0.0033
Weight loss 18 (21.95%) 4 (15.38%) 0.5833
Cough 15 (18.29%) 4 (15.38%) 1.0000
Edema 14 (17.07%) 10 (38.46%) 0.0308
Dyspnea 7 (8.54%) 6 (23.08%) 0.0777