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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of NoV infection caused by GII.P12-GII.3 and GII.Pe-GII.4 Sydney 2012 in the children with AGE

From: Molecular epidemiology and genetic diversity of norovirus among hospitalized children with acute gastroenteritis in Tianjin, China, 2018–2020

Parameter GII.P12-GII.3 (n, %) GII.Pe-GII.4 Sydney 2012 (n, %) χ2 value P value
Fever (> 38 °C)
 Yes 77 (63.1) 174 (59.2)   
 No 45 (36.9) 120 (40.8) 0.557 0.456
Vomiting
 Yes 48 (39.3) 175 (59.5)   
 No 74 (60.7) 119 (40.5) 14.118 0.000
Vomitory (times/day)
 1–2 27 82   
 3–4 10 34 2.269 0.322
  ≥ 5 11 59   
Watery stool
 Yes 76 (62.3) 195 (66.3)   
 No 46 (37.7) 99 (33.7) 0.617 0.432
Diarrheal (times/day)
 1–2 46 110   
 3–4 14 46 0.851 0.654
  ≥ 5 16 39   
Abdominal pain
 Yes 2 (1.6) 15 (5.1)   
 No 120 (98.4) 279 (94.9) 2.638 0.104
Cough
 Yes 77 (63.1) 151 (51.4)   
 No 45 (36.9) 143 (48.6) 4.809 0.028
Dehydration
 Yes 0 (0) 11 (3.7)   
 No 122 (100) 283 (96.3) 3.348 0.067