Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012
Unsuspected Dengue and Acute Febrile Illness in Rural and Semi-Urban Southern Sri Lanka
|Characteristic||Acute dengue, n = 54†||Past dengue, n = 410†||Not dengue, n = 395†||p value|
|Median age, years (IQR)||27.6 (22.4–44.5)||41.3 (27.0–53.4)||21.7 (13.3–35.3)||0.0001|
|Type of work||<0.001|
|Farmer, e.g., rice paddy||5.8||3.0||2.3|
|Swim/bathe/wade in freshwater||0.63|
*Except for median age, data are percentages. IQR, interquartile range.
†Values are percentages unless otherwise stated.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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