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Table 2 Diagnosis of DHF in the study population

From: Fluid requirement in adult dengue haemorrhagic fever patients during the critical phase of the illness: an observational study

Parameter Group 1
(≤M + 5% deficit)
n = 35
Group 2
(>M + 5% deficit)
n = 80
P value
Ultrasound evidence of fluid leakage 10 (28.57) 21 (26.25) 0.80
Clinical evidence of pleural effusion 23 (65.71) 50 (62.5) 0.74
Clinical evidence of ascites 1 (2.85) 3 (3.75) 0.81
Rise in PCV (> 20% from baseline) 3 (8.57) 19 (23.75) 0.06
Narrow pulse pressure 0 (0) 10 (12.5) 0.03
Hypotension 0 (0) 1 (1.25) 0.69
  1. All values are given as frequency (%) and significance assessed by chi-squared or Fisher’s exact test
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