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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with COVID-19 confirmed by RT-PCR and stratified by asthma-like status

From: Persistent cough and asthma-like symptoms post COVID-19 hospitalization in children

Characteristic All patients No asthma Asthma-like P value
N (%) 69 (100) 42 (58.5) 27 (41.5)  
Age(year)
  < 6   28 (41.8) 15 (35.7) 13 (48.1) 0.332
 6–12   28 (41.8) 20 (47.6) 8 (29.6)
 12–18   13 (16.4) 7 (16.7) 6 (22.2)
Sex
 Female   27 (39.1) 16 (38.1) 11 (40.7) 0.826
 Male   42 (60.9) 26 (61.9) 16 (59.3)
Family history of asthma
 Yes   18 (26.1) 1 (2.4) 17 (63.0)  ≤ 0.001
 No   51 (73.9) 41 (97.6) 10 (37.0)
History asthma
 Yes   11 (15.94) 2 (4.76) 9 (33.33) 0.0016
 No   58 (84.06) 40 (95.24) 18 (66.67)
Family history of Allergic rhinitis
 Yes   26 (37.7) 3 (7.1) 23 (85.2) ≤ 0.001
 No   43 (62.3) 39 (92.9) 4 (14.8)
Allergic rhinitis     
 Yes   28 (40.6) 5 (11.9) 23 (85.2)  ≤ 0.001
 No   41 (59.4) 37 (88.1) 4 (14.8)