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Table 2 Clinical symptoms of V. parahaemolyticus diarrhea and cholera in the study area, 2007–2010. No (%)

From: Clinical, epidemiological, and spatial characteristics of Vibrio parahaemolyticus diarrhea and cholera in the urban slums of Kolkata, India

Clinical symptom V. parahaemolyticus diarrhea (n=137) Cholera (n=284) p-value*
Vomiting 53 (38.69) 124 (43.66) 0.333
Nausea 72 (52.55) 122 (42.96) 0.064
Blood in stool 2 (1.46) 0 (0.00) 0.105
Watery stool 106 (77.37) 236 (83.10) 0.159
Drowsy 4 (2.92) 13 (4.58) 0.418
Seizure 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) -
Abnormal mental state 0 (0.00) 2 (0.70) 1.000
Abdominal distention 21 (15.33) 25 (8.80) 0.044
Abdominal pain 94 (68.61) 116 (40.85) <.001
Fever 16 (11.68) 18 (6.34) 0.060
Severe dehydration 18 (13.14) 82 (28.87) <.001
  1. *The p-values were derived from Chi-square or Fisher’s Exact test.