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Table 1 Symptoms of patients with respiratory tract infections

From: Outpatient Management of Oligosymptomatic Patients with respiratory infection in the era of SARS-CoV-2: Experience from rural German general practitioners

Symptoms in all patients (n = 489) Symptoms: negatively tested (n = 75) Symptoms: positively tested (n = 5)
Cough n = 407 (83.23%) Cough n = 63 (84.00%) Cough n = 4 (80.00%)
Sore throat n = 70 (14.35%) Sore throat n = 9 (12.00%) Sore throat n = 4 (80.00%)
Myalgia and fatigue n = 309 (63.19%) Myalgia and fatigue n = 50 (66.67%) Myalgia and fatigue n = 3 (60.00%)
Headache n = 158 (32.31%) Headache n = 22 (29.33%) Headache n = 2 (40.00%)
Rhinitis n = 245 (50.10%) Rhinitis n = 20 (26.67%) Rhinitis n = 3 (60.00%)
Fever > 38.5 degree Celsius n = 70 (14.31%) Fever > 38.5 degree Celsius n = 9 (12.00%) Fever > 38.5 degree Celsius n = 1 (20.00%)
Smell and taste dysfunction n = 51 (10.43%) Smell and taste dysfunction n = 9 (12.00%) Smell and taste dysfunction n = 0 (0.00%)
Chills n = 69 (14.11%) Chills n = 8 (10.67%) Chills n = 1 (20.00%)
Earache n = 41 (8.38%) Earache n = 4 (5.33%) Earache n = 0 (0.00%)