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Table 2 Rash distribution across body regions in hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) and non-HFMD patients

From: A clinical scoring system for pediatric hand-foot-mouth disease

Body part Hard palate Soft palate Tongue Buccal mucosa Lip mucosa Gums
Rash count None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many
HFMD group 483 297 314 453 251 390 908 133 53 701 209 184 978 73 43 958 68 68
Non-HFMD group 229 72 40 210 68 63 317 16 8 277 47 17 318 15 8 317 11 13
χ2 / t 61.766 48.248 20.794 41.324 4.457 7.733
P < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.11 0.021
Body part Face Chest Back Buttocks Upper extremities Fewer extremities
Rash count None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many
HFMD group 1041 21 32 936 72 86 923 80 91 404 274 416 843 109 142 739 150 205
Non-HFMD group 316 14 11 253 30 58 246 33 62 192 74 75 265 34 42 241 48 52
χ2 / t 5.342 27.527 30.341 44.226 0.104 2.164
P 0.07 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.95 0.34
Body part Palm Back of hand Fingers Foot- plantar surface Foot- dorsal surface Foot-digits
Rash count None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many None Few Many
HFMD group 260 446 388 749 218 127 583 305 206 494 351 249 781 189 124 596 290 208
Non-HFMD group 99 136 106 239 59 43 200 94 47 149 113 79 248 47 46 240 68 33
χ2 / t 4.382 1.247 5.134 0.232 3.013 29.268
P 0.11 0.54 0.07 0.89 0.22 < 0.01