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Table 1 Demographics and clinical manifestations of suspected cases of COVID-19

From: Differential diagnosis for suspected cases of coronavirus disease 2019: a retrospective study

  Confirmed COVID-19 group
n = 17
COVID-19-negative group
n = 51
P value
Male, n (%) 9 (52.9%) 34 (66.7%) 0.309
Age, mean (SD),year 53.5 (13.4) 41.3 (17.9) 0.012
Medical history, n (%)
 Hypertension 2 (11.8%) 5 (9.8%) 0.818
 Diabetes 1 (5.9%) 2 (3.9%) NA
 Coronary heart disease 1 (5.9%) 2 (3.9%) NA
 Chronic pulmonary diseases 0 2 (3.9%) NA
 Malignant tumors 0 1 (2.0%) NA
 Epidemiological history 11 (64.7%) 6 (11.8%) 0
Clustered infection, n (%) 11 (64.7%) 4 (7.8%) < 0.001
 Familial clustering 6 (35.3%) 2 (3.9%) 0.001
 shopping center Clustering 5 (29.4%) 2 (3.9%) 0.003
Clinical manifestations, n (%)
 Fever 14 (82.4%) 38 (74.5%) 0.509
  37–38 °C 6 (35.3%) 19 (37.3%) 0.885
  38–39 °C 5 (29.4%) 14 (27.5%) 0.876
   ≥ 39 °C 3 (17.6%) 5 (9.8%) 0.385
 Cough 12 (70.6%) 27 (52.9%) 0.203
 Fatigue 7 (41.2%) 12 (23.5%) 0.160
 Expectoration 5 (29.4%) 13 (25.5%) 0.751
 Others
  Sore through 3 (17.6%) 5 (9.8%) 0.385
  Intolerance of cold 3 (17.6%) 9 (17.6%) 1.0
  Chest tightness 2 (11.8%) 5 (9.8%) 0.818
  Dyspnea 2 (11.8%) 3 (5.9%) 0.421
  Palpitations 1 (5.9%) 3 (5.9%) 1.0
  Diarrhea 1 (5.9%) 2 (3.9%) NA
  Nausea and vomiting 1 (5.9%) 2 (3.9%) NA
  Hemoptysis 0 2 (3.9%) NA
  1. COVID-19 coronavirus disease 2019, NA not applicable