Table 2

Clinical features associated to dengue diagnosis in patients evaluated up to 3 days after fever onset
Clinical data Dengue Non-dengue OR(95%CI)
N % N %
History:
 Exhaustion 68 98.6 69 95.8
 Myalgia 64 92.8 67 93.1
 Headache 60 87.0 64 87.7
 Lumbar pain 59 85.5 59 81.9
 Anorexia 55 79.7 55 75.3
 Retro-orbital pain 49 71.0 44 60.3
 Taste disorder 47 70.1 36 52.2 2.15 (1.06–4.36)
 Nausea 45 65.2 40 54.8
 Arthralgia 44 63.8 43 58.9
 Photophobia 38 55.9 35 47.9
 Chills 33 47.8 42 57.5
 Dizziness 33 47.8 34 46.6
 History of rash 30 44.1 14 19.2 3.33 (1.56–7.07)
 Cough 25 36.2 26 35.6
 Diarrhea 25 36.2 18 24.7
 Vomiting 22 31.9 17 23.6
 Itching 21 31.3 13 18.6
 Abdominal pain 21 30.4 31 42.5
 Coryza 20 29.0 21 28.8
 Sore throat 16 23.2 27 37.0
 Nasal congestion 14 20.9 17 24.6
 History of bleeding 12 17.4 6 8.2
 Earache 11 16.2 5 6.9
 Hoarseness 11 16.2 9 12.5
 Dyspnea 10 14.5 7 9.7
Physical exam:
 Rash 48 71.6 31 45.6 3.02 (1.48–6.16)
 Conjunctival redness 38 55.9 20 29.0 3.10 (1.53–6.29)
 Lymph node enlargement 33 50.8 14 20.6 3.98 (1.86–8.53)
 Dehydration 24 35.3 16 23.2
 Pharyngeal erythema 15 22.4 21 31.3
 Pallor 11 16.4 15 21.7
 Petechiae 9 13.4 4 5.9
 Hepatomegaly 7 10.4 5 7.4
 Splenomegaly 5 7.5 5 7.2

Crude odds ratios (OR) and respective 95% confidence intervals (CI) are shown for those with statistical significance.

Daumas et al.

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

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