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Table 2 Comparison of demographic data and outcomes in ED and outpatient cohorts with and without warning signs

From: Utility of warning signs in guiding admission and predicting severe disease in adult dengue

  ED (N = 123) Outpatients (N = 376)
  WS + ve (N = 69) WS -ve (N = 54) P-value WS + ve (N = 203) WS -ve (N = 173) P-value
Male 50 (72.5) 42 (77.8) 0.64 162 (79.8) 142 (82) 0.67
Age (years) 36 (23, 53) 37 (21, 60) 0.88 34 (22, 47) 32 (32, 48) 0.68
Illness day on recruitment 6 (3, 8) 6 (3, 8) 0.36 6 (3, 8) 6 (4, 9) 0.06
DHF I-IV 45 (65.2) 23 (42.6) 0.02 55 (27.0) 15 (8.7) <0.001
DSS (DHF III, IV) 6 (8.1) 1 (1.9) NA 6 (3.0) 0 NA
SD 7 (10.1) 0 NA 13 (6.4) 0 NA
Admission NA NA 52 (25.5) 25 (14.5) 0.01
  1. For categorical variables, absolute numbers (and the relative percentage) are being indicated. For continuous variables, medians (and the relative 5th-95th percentile) are being indicated.
  2. WS Warning signs, DHF dengue hemorrhagic fever, DSS dengue shock syndrome, SD severe dengue.