Table 1

Characteristics of the sample according to diagnosis of dengue or non-dengue
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)

NOTE. – a Chi-square test for categorical variables and Mann-Whitney test for continuous variables; IR = Interquartile range.

Daumas et al.

Daumas et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:77   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-77

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