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Table 4 Administered fluid and the severity of the 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 ≤M + 5%
deficit
n = 35
M + 5%–7.5% deficit
n = 56
≥M + 7.5%
deficit
n = 24
P value
Fluid administered during 0–48 h of the critical phase (ml), mean (SD)a
 0–12 1197.4 (62.3) 1439.9 (349.3) 1596.7 (359.1) < 0.0001
 13–24 1180.4 (80.4) 1327.9 (238.6) 1831.1 (570.5) < 0.0001
 25–36 1170.1 (97.6) 1305.1 (245.6) 1391.9 (341.7) < 0.0001
 37–48 1141.3 (113.8) 1208.7 (186.4) 1238.5 (246.5) 0.01
Category of DHF, n (%)  
 Grade I and II 35 (100) 46 (82.1) 7 (29.2)  
 Grade III 0 10 (17.9) 15 (62.5) < 0.0001
 Grade IV 0 0 2 (8.3)  
  1. aAnalysed by kruskal-Wallis test