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Table 4 Comparison of demographics and clinical characteristics between the pneumonia and non-pneumonia patients in 2011 and 2014 epidemics

From: Comparative study of clinical and epidemiological characteristics of major pediatric adenovirus epidemics in southern Taiwan

Variables Non-pneumonia
(N = 1116)
Pneumonia
(N = 29)
p-value
Age (years) 4.9 ± 3.3 4.9 ± 3.8 0.964
Gender (M/F ratio) 624/492 20/9 0.162
Underlying disease 86 (7.7) 2 (6.9) 0.999
Co-infection 33 (3.0) 4 (13.8) 0.012*
 Virus 13 (39.4) 3 (75.0)
 Bacteria 20 (60.6) 1 (25.0)
Laboratory monitor
 WBC (cells/μL) 7515.1 ± 7139.5 11,334.8 ± 5031.3 < 0.001*
 ANC (cells/μL) 12,183.1 ± 67,084.4 9010.5 ± 3856.9 0.803
 ALC (cells/μL) 2484.7 ± 1917.5 1697.9 ± 1061.8 0.001*
 CRP (mg/L) 62.2 ± 53.1 98.9 ± 92.1 0.046*
Genotype (total number) n = 291 n = 22
 type 1 48 (16.5) 4 (18.2) 0.770
 type 2 19 (6.5) 0 (0) 0.379
 type 3 129 (44.3) 12 (54.5) 0.353
 type 4 24 (8.2) 1 (4.5) 0.537
 type 5 2 (0.7) 0 (0) 0.999
 type 6 14 (4.8) 1 (4.5) 0.999
 type 7 55 (18.9) 4 (18.2) 0.999
  1. Note: M/F ratio, male to female ratio; ANC, absolute neutrophil counts; ALC, absolute lymphocyte counts; CRP, C-reactive protein
  2. * P < 0.05