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Table 3 Univariate analysis of factors associated with a fatal outcome

From: A prospective study of the importance of enteric fever as a cause of non-malarial febrile illness in patients admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh

Covariate Died Survived p
n = 29 n = 271
Age (years)a 13 (4–45) 13 (5–30) 0.699
Maleb 15 (51.7) 158 (58.3) 0.193
Days ill prior to admissiona 5 (2–8) 4 (3–6) 0.713
Enteric feverb 2 (6.9) 50 (18.5) 0.193
Lower respiratory tract infectionb 5 (17.2) 43 (15.9) 0.791
Non-specific febrile illnessb 0 (0) 48 (17.7) 0.007
Central nervous system infectionb 12 (41.4) 25 (9.2) <0.001
  1. aMedian (Inter-quartile range)
  2. bNumber (%)