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Table 1 Characteristics of the study group

From: Analytical performance of the BD veritor™ system for rapid detection of influenza virus A and B in a primary healthcare setting

  Childhood group
N = 72 (%)
Adulthood group
N = 166 (%)
Whole group
N = 238 (%)
Female 26 109 135 (56.7 %)
Male 46 57 103 (43.3 %)
Age 10.3 ± 4.7 42.5 ± 13.7 32.7 ± 18.9
Symptom-onset interval (days) 2.8 ± 1.9 2.3 ± 1.5 2.3 ± 1.6
Seasonal Flu vaccine 2 (2.8 %) 11 (6.6 %) 13 (5.5 %)
Presence of chronica diseases 2 (2.8 %) 19 (11.4 %) 21 (8.8 %)
  1. aValid percent of chronic diseases; allergic rhinitis 4 %, asthma 1.6 %, diabetes and hepatitis C 4 %, diabetes and hypertension 4 %, epilepsy 4 %, hypothyroid 4 %, hypertension 1.2 %, hypertension and congestive cardiac failure 4 %, chronic pulmoner diseases 4 %, chronic obstructive pulmoner diseases 8 %, chronic obstructive pulmoner diseases and hypertension 4 %, breast cancer 4 %, splenectomy 4 %.