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Table 1 Number and percentage of patients with confirmed or probable M. pneumoniae cases among students in a primary school, by selected characteristics — Beijing, 2018

From: Outbreak of macrolide-resistant mycoplasma pneumoniae in a primary school in Beijing, China in 2018

Characteristic Confirmed
(n = 19)
Probable
(n = 36)
Total
(N = 55)
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Sex
 Men 12 (63) 21 (58) 33 (60)
 Women 7 (37) 15) (42 22 (40)
Grade
 Grade 1 17 (89) 31 (86) 48 (87)
 Grade 2 2 (11) 5 (14) 7 (13)
Symptom
 Cough 18 (95) 35 (97) 53 (96)
 Fever 17 (89) 33 (92) 50 (91)
 Sore throat 10 (53) 14 (39) 24 (44)
 Pharyngeal wall congestion 7 (37) 8 (22) 15) (27
 Body aches 6 (32) 7 (19) 13 (24)
 Headache 6 (32) 6 (17) 12 (22)
 Tonsil enlargement 6 (32) 6 (17) 12 (22)
 Runny nose 2 (11) 2 (6) 4 (7)
 Nasal congestion 0 (0) 2 (6) 2 (4)
Chest radiograph
 No. of patients administered 10 (53) 15 (42) 25 (45)
 No. with findings consistent with pneumonia 7 (70) 11 (73) 18 (72)
Outcome
 Outpatient 9 (47) 21 (58) 30 (55)
 Hospitalization 10 (53) 15 (42) 25 (45)
Antibiotic treatmenta
 Azithromycin 8 (80) 10 (67) 18 (72)
 Beta-lactamsb 4 (40) 5 (33) 9 (36)
 Multiple antibiotics 4 (40) 5 (33) 9 (36)
 Glucocorticoidc 5 (50) 8 (53) 13 (52)
 Information missing 1 (10) 5 (33) 6 (24)
  1. aData from 25 hospitalized cases and the list of antibiotics is not mutually exclusive
  2. bIncluded latamoxef sodium, ceftizoxime, and cefmetazole
  3. cIncluded prednisone and methylprednisolone