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Table 3 Clinical Characteristics between the Research Group and the Control Group

From: Human adenovirus Coinfection aggravates the severity of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in children

CharacteristicControl group (n = 90)Research group (n = 30)P value
Males n (%)45 (50%)20 (67%)0.084
Hospital stay (day), median8 (3–15)10 (3–33)0.001
Fever days before admission, median7 (2–46)7.5 (3–25)0.751
Fever duration (day), median9 (2–31)14 (7–28)<0.01
Max temperature (°C), median39.50 (37.8–41.0)39.55 (38.0–40.5)0.474
Heart rate (bpm), mean110 (80–142)116 (88–155)0.043
Respiratory rate (bpm), median24 (18–44)24 (20–56)
Disturbance of consciousness, n01 (3.3%)0.25
Cyanosis, n10
Dyspnea, n2 (2.2%)7 (23.3%)0.001
Abnormal breath sounds, n55 (61.1%)19 (63.3%)0.503