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Table 2 Differences in clinical characteristics between children with mild adenovirus infection with and without atopy

From: Epidemiological characteristics, clinical characteristics, and prognostic factors of children with atopy hospitalised with adenovirus pneumonia

Group Atopic with HAdV (n = 30) Non-atopic with HAdV (n = 50) Atopic without HAdV (n = 40)
Clinic characteristics
 Duration of fever (day) 5.3 ± 1.1 5.5 ± 0.8 5 ± 1.2
 Duration of hospitalization (day) 8.2 ± 1.5 8.1 ± 0.6 7 ± 1.0
 Cases of wheezing in hospital (%) 11 (9.17%)ab 5 (4.17%) 4 (3.33%)a
 Cases of wheezing after discharge (%) 5 (4.17%)ab 2 (1.67%) 3 (2.5%)a
 Cases of severe cough during hospitalization 10 (8.33%)ab 7 (5.83%) 8 (6.67%)a
Pulmonary radiological changes
 Cases have small airway lesions (on admission) 6 (5%)ab 3 (2.5%) 4 (3.33%)a
 Cases have small airway lesions (a month after discharge) 4 (3.33%)ab 2 (1.67%) 1 (0.83)a
  1. aP < 0.05, compare with non-atopic with HAdV group statistically significant. bP < 0.05, compare with atopic without HAdV group statistically significant