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Table 2 Comparison between children with single B. pertussis infection and children with B. pertussis-RSV coinfection in binary logistic regression analysis

From: Clinical impact of respiratory syncytial virus infection on children hospitalized for pertussis

Characteristics Pertussis Group (n = 37) Coinfection Group (n = 43) P value Odds Ratio (95% CI)
Age, months, median (IQR) 4.03 (1.85–5.05) 4.57 (3.40–6.03) 0.753 1.001 (0.997–1.004)
Wheezes on auscultation, n (%) 5 (14%) 17 (40%) 0.034 3.802 (1.106–13.072)
Rales on auscultation, n (%) 5 (14%) 15 (35%) 0.192 2.450 (0.637–9.424)
β-lactam antibiotic use, n (%) 2 (5%) 9 (21%) 0.133 3.925 (0.660–23.337)
Readmission, n (%) 4 (11%) 17 (40%) 0.023 5.835 (1.280–26.610)
Hospital stay, days, median (IQR) 7 (6–10) 10 (7–15) 0.756 1.020 (0.899–1.159)
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