Skip to main content

Table 2 Clinical presentations of the chikungunya patients from different regions (n = 432)

From: Chikungunya outbreak in Bangladesh (2017): sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients from three hotspots

Clinical presentation Total, n (%) Dhaka, n (%) Chittagong, n (%) Sitakundu, n (%) p value
Fever 413 (95.6) 279 (97.5) 83 (89.2) 51 (96.2) 0.005
Joint pain (arthralgia) 415 (96.0) 276 (96.5) 93 (100.0) 46 (86.8) < 0.001
Joint swelling or arthritis 213 (49.3) 117 (40.9) 82 (88.2) 14 (26.4) 0.001
Muscle ache 216 (50.0) 132 (46.1) 47 (50.5) 37 (69.8) 0.006
Fatigue 228 (52.7) 198 (69.2) 29 (31.2) 1 (1.9) < 0.001
Headache 165 (38.2) 117 (40.9) 17 (18.3) 31 (58.5) < 0.001
Eye ache 32 (7.4) 32 (11.2) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) < 0.001
Rash 201 (46.5) 141 (49.3) 45 (48.4) 15 (28.3) 0.016
Nausea 132 (30.5) 124 (43.3) 7 (7.5) 1 (1.9) < 0.001
Vomiting 130 (30.1) 122 (42.6) 7 (7.5) 1 (1.9) < 0.001
Diarrhea 38 (8.8) 38 (13.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) < 0.001
Chills 14 (3.2) 14 (4.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0.018
Cough 48 (11.1) 46 (16.1) 2 (2.1) 0 (0.0) < 0.001
Abdominal pain 58 (13.4) 58 (20.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) < 0.001