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Table 4 Clinical presentations of the chikungunya patients according to age and sex (n = 432)

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

Clinical presentation Age Sex
< 18 18–59 > 59 p value Male Female p value
Fever 38 (97.4) 350 (95.1) 25 (100.0) 0.770 212 (94.6) 201 (96.6) 0.313
Joint pain 35 (89.7) 355 (96.5) 25 (100.0) 0.102 212 (94.6) 203 (97.6) 0.115
Joint swelling 10 (25.6) 191 (51.9) 12 (48.0) 0.007 101 (45.1) 112 (53.8) 0.069
Muscle ache 24 (61.5) 180 (48.9) 12 (48.0) 0.322 106 (47.3) 110 (52.9) 0.248
Fatigue 18 (46.1) 197 (53.5) 13 (52.0) 0.675 115 (51.3) 113 (54.3) 0.534
Headache 18 (46.1) 141 (38.3) 6 (24.0) 0.205 81 (36.2) 84 (40.4) 0.367
Eye ache 2 (5.1) 29 (7.9) 1 (4.0) 0.787 17 (7.6) 15 (7.2) 0.881
Rash 13 (33.3) 181 (49.2) 7 (28.0) 0.026 93 (41.5) 108 (51.9) 0.030
Nausea 12 (30.7) 113 (30.7) 7 (28.0) 0.960 65 (29.0) 67 (32.2) 0.472
Vomiting 12 (30.7) 111 (30.2) 7 (28.0) 0.970 64 (28.5) 66 (31.7) 0.474
Diarrhea 4 (10.2) 32 (8.7) 2 (8.0) 0.938 23 (10.3) 15 (7.2) 0.262
Chills 0 (0.0) 13 (3.5) 1 (4.0) 0.489 5 (2.2) 9 (4.3) 0.219
Cough 4 (10.2) 42 (11.4) 2 (8.0) 0.857 32 (14.3) 16 (7.7) 0.029
Abdominal pain 6 (15.4) 48 (13.0) 4 (16.0) 0.853 30 (13.4) 28 (13.5) 0.983