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Table 1 Patient characteristics and clinical parameters

From: Dengue score as a diagnostic predictor for pleural effusion and/or ascites: external validation and clinical application

Characteristic Number of patients (N = 207)
Agea 33 (23–46)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 91 (44)
 Female 116 (56)
Dengue score, n (%)
 0 37 (17.9)
 1 46 (22.2)
 2 38 (18.4)
 3 55 (26.6)
 4 31 (15.0)
Hemoconcentration, n (%)
  ≤ 20% 172 (83.1)
  > 20% 35 (16.9)
Severe thrombocytopenia, n (%)  
 ≥10,000/μL 182 (87.9)
  < 10,000/μL 25 (12.1)
Severe dengue, n (%)  
 AST ≥ 1000 5 (2.4)
 DSS 4 (1.9)
 Respiratory distress 4 (1.9)
 Severe bleeding 3 (1.4)
 Organ failure 3 (1.4)
Length of stay, n (%)
  ≤ 5 days 101 (48.8)
  > 5 days 106 (51.2)
Abdominal USG, n (%)
 Absence of pleural effusion and/or ascites 101 (48.8)
 Presence of pleural effusion and/or ascites 106 (51.2)
  1. aData presented as median (interquartile range)