Table 2

Comparison between patient cohort and controls

KD patient Group

Hospital Controls

Sibling Controls


Number in group

65

23

17

Male : Female

1.6:1

0.9:1

0.9:1

Age on completion (mean, range)

7.38 (3–18)

8.95 (3–17)

8.68 (5–14)

Patient age at presentation with Kawasaki disease (median, range)

3.60 (0–14)

N/A

N/A

Number with coronary artery dilatations or aneurysms secondary to Kawasaki disease

13 (20%)

N/A

N/A

Reported difficulties (%)

56.3%

35.3%

46.2%


Carlton-Conway et al. BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-5-14

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