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Table 1 Common symptoms on admission of the 45 age-matched pediatric IA and COVID-19 patient pairs who were symptomatic at admissiona

From: Comparison of clinical features on admission between coronavirus disease 2019 and influenza a among children: a retrospective study in China

  IyesCyes IyesCno InoCyes InoCno P OR (95% CI)
Fever 31 (68.9) 10 (22.2) 1 (2.2) 3 (6.7) 0.02 10.00 (1.28, 78.12)
Cough 18 (40) 20 (44.4) 5 (11.1) 2 (4.4) < 0.01 4.00 (1.50, 10.65)
Dry cough 6 (13.3) 10 (22.2) 8 (17.8) 21 (46.7) 0.81 1.25 (0.49, 3.17)
Wet cough 5 (11.1) 17 (37.8) 4 (8.9) 19 (42.2) <  0.01 4.25 (1.43,12.63)
Nasal congestion 2 (4.4) 12 (26.7) 3 (6.7) 28 (62.2) 0.04 4.00 (1.13, 14.17)
Nausea or vomiting 1 (2.2) 11 (24.4) 2 (4.4) 31 (68.9) 0.03 5.50 (1.22, 24.81)
  1. aData are presented in count and percentage (in parentheses). The P values were calculated using McNemar’s χ2 test. The I and C combinations denote whether a particular symptom was present (subscript yes) or not (subscript no) for an IA (I) and COVID-19 (C) patient pair
  2. Abbreviations: COVID-19 coronavirus disease 19, CI confidence interval, IA influenza A, OR odds ratio