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Table 2 Comparison of the clinical presentations in dengue and control patients

From: Useful clinical features and hematological parameters for the diagnosis of dengue infection in patients with acute febrile illness: a retrospective study

  Dengue (N = 154) Control (N = 146) p-value
N Percent N Percent  
Fever 154 100 146 100.0  
Chills 1 0.6 33 22.6 < 0.001
Headache 73 47.4 50 34.2 0.021
Myalgia 75 48.7 63 43.2 0.335
Rash 10 6.5 8 5.5 0.712
Arthralgia 2 1.3 5 3.4 0.223
Abdominal pain 9 5.8 7 4.8 0.686
Nausea 52 33.8 22 15.1 < 0.001
Bleeding 9 5.8 0 0 0.003
Loss of appetite 53 34.4 23 15.8 < 0.001
Sore throat 14 9.1 12 8.2 0.789
Diarrhea 8 5.2 15 10.3 0.098