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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample according to diagnosis of dengue or non-dengue

From: Clinical and laboratory features that discriminate dengue from other febrile illnesses: a diagnostic accuracy study in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  Dengue Non-dengue p valuea
(N = 69) (N = 73)
Sex, n (%)  
 Male 45 (65.2) 35 (47.9) 0.028
 Female 24 (34.8) 38 (52.1)  
Age in years, median (IR) 31.0 (23–41) 33.2 (24–39) NS
Period, n (%)  
 Epidemic 49 (71.0) 37 (50.7) 0.010
 Endemic 20 (29.0) 36 (49.3)  
Health unit, n (%)  
 IPEC 62 (89.9) 62 (84.9) NS
 HMLJ 7 (10.1) 11 (15.1)  
  1. NOTE. – a Chi-square test for categorical variables and Mann-Whitney test for continuous variables; IR = Interquartile range.