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Table 2 Variables associated with laboratory confirmed dengue among 548 febrile patients in univariable analysis

From: A predictive model to differentiate dengue from other febrile illness

Variable Positive Dengue
No (%)
Odds ratio (95% CI) P value
Male 168 (43.5) 1.28 (0.9 to 1.8) 0.20
Petechiae 120 (81.1%) 1.52 (1.0 to 2.3) 0.002
Skin rash 138 (76.7) 1.51 (1.0 to 2.3) 0.046
Myalgia 336 (72.6) 1.52 (0.93 to 2.47) 0.09
Retroocular pain 296 (74.6) 1.51 (1.0 to 2.3) 0.04
Positive Tourniquet test 26 (86.7) 2.75 (0.94 to 8.0) 0.05
Cold limbs 139 (66.8) 0.71 (0.5 to 1.0) 0.08
Gingival bleeding 24 (88.9) 3.4 (1.0 t 11.4) 0.04
Epistaxis 68 (63.6) 0.64 (0.41 to 1.01) 0.06
Paleness 174 (65.9) 0.61 (0.4 to 0.9) 0.009