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Table 2 Vital signs at presentation

From: Risk factors for severe hand foot mouth disease in Singapore: a case control study

Initial vital signs Cases (n = 24) Controls (n = 48)   
  Median (IQR) Median (IQR) OR (95 % CI) P value
  <1 year 1- 4.99 years 5-9.99 years >10 years <1 year 1- 4.99 years 5-9.99 years >10 years   
  n = 3 n = 14 n = 5 n = 2 n = 6 n = 28 n = 10 n = 4   
Heart rate (beats/min) 184 (170;200) 152 (131;173) 115(104;119) 117 (81;153) 146 (120;178) 123 (109;157) 112 (109;120) 109.5 (86.5;116.0) 1.02 (1.00;1.05) 0.021
Respiratory rate (breath/min) 40 (36;46) 30 (26;32) 25 (22;28) 31 (18;44) 35 (34;38) 30 (24;30) 20 (20;22) 20 (18;21) 1.15 (1.01;1.29) 0.03
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) (N = 24 vs 46)a 100 (75;111) 106 (96;118) 114 (91;121) 120.5 (108;133) 106 (87;110) 100 (87;108) 107.5 (100.0;129.0) 114 .0(104.5;115.5) 1.03 (0.99;1.07) 0.16
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) (N = 24 vs 46)a 50 (49;67) 64.5(53.0;78.0) 65 (60;71) 65 (62;68) 54 (46;63) 65 (58;70) 66 (57;68) 68.5 (63.5;73) 1.01 (0.96;1.05) 0.819
Pulse oximetry reading (%) 97 (96;100) 98.5 (98.0;100.0) 100 (100;100) 96.5 (95;98.5) 100 (99;100) 99 (98;100) 99 (99;99) 100 (99;100) 0.69 (0.48;0.97) 0.032
Temperature on arrival (°C) 38.40 (37.90;39.50) 38.55 (37.40;39.10) 36.3 (36.3;37.6) 36.8 (36.5;37.1) 38.05 (37.4;38.0) 37.20 (36.85;37.95) 37.85 (37.1;38.9) 37 (36.7;37.1) 1.32 (0.84;2.09) 0.227
  1. aNo documented blood pressure for 2 controls