Table 1

Demographics of the 783 Patients with Kawasaki Disease or Febrile Conditions

Kawasaki Disease

Febrile Condition

P-value


n = 441 (56.3%)

n = 342 (43.7%)


Age (months)a

35.6 [1.0, 178.0, 29.7-33.9]

44.0 [1.0, 210.0, 39.0-45.3]

0.002

Male

273 (61.9%)

190 (55.6%)

0.002

Ethnicity

Asian

59 (13.5%)

31 (9.1%)

0.116

African American

17 (3.9%)

12 (3.5%)

Caucasian

117 (26.7%)

87 (25.5%)

Hispanic

149 (34.0%)

129 (37.8%)

Mixed

90 (20.6%)

69 (20.2%)


aReported as means with minimum, maximum, and 95% confidence interval in bracket. T-test was used.

All other variables were reported as the number of patients and were analyzed using Fisher's Exact test.

Ling et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:130   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-130

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