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Table 2 Comparison of patients with Dengue Score ≤ 1, Dengue Score = 2 and Dengue Score ≥ 3

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

  Dengue Score ≤ 1 (N = 83) Dengue Score = 2 (N = 38) Dengue Score ≥ 3 (N = 86)
Fever onset, daysa 3 (2–4) 2.5 (2–4) 3 (2–3)
Hemoconcentration ≥15.1%, n (%)
 Negative 83 (100%) 31 (81.6) 36 (41.9)
 Positive 0 (0%) 7 (18.4) 50 (58.1)
Serum albumin ≤3.49 mg/dL, n (%)
 Negative 68 (81.9) 21 (55.3) 8(9.3)
 Positive 15 (18.1) 17 (44.7) 78 (90.7)
Platelet count ≤49,500, n (%)
 Negative 69 (83.1) 10 (26.3) 2 (2.3)
 Positive 14 (16.9) 28 (73.7) 84 (97.7)
AST ratio ≥ 2.51, n (%)
 Negative 66 (79.5) 14 (36.8) 9 (10.5)
 Positive 17 (20.5) 24 (63.2) 77 (89.5)
  1. aData are presented as the median (interquartile range)