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Table 3 Additional clinical variables

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

  Fever Fever to rash duration (days) Low fever (37–38 °C) Intermediate fever (38–39 °C) High fever (> 39) Presence of cough Gastrointestinal symptoms WBC count (×109/L) Neutrophil percentage (%)
HFMD group (1094 cases) 756 0.58 ± 0.88 158 388 210 61 22 10.61 ± 3.65 49.2 ± 15.8
Non-HFMD group (341 cases) 199 0.64 ± 1.14 47 93 59 17 10 9.44 ± 3.52 39.3 ± 15.6
χ2 / t 13.487 −0.69 1.397 0.645 1.013 5.212 10.166
P < 0.001 0.49 0.50 0.42 0.34 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. HFMD hand-foot-mouth disease