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Table 2 Illness duration, perceived health status during the illness, and hospitalization by disease-group, Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, 2006

From: Cost of dengue and other febrile illnesses to households in rural Cambodia: a prospective community-based case-control study

  Dengue cases (n = 30) Non-dengue controls (n = 30) P-value*
Duration of fever episode (days), mean (SD) 7.5 (1.8) 7.1 (3.2) 0.59
Health status reported as bad or very bad    
   Prior to the illness episode, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.00
   During the illness episode, n (%) 14 (50) 19 (63) 0.37
   Total days, mean (SD) 3.3 (1.5) 3.3 (1.2) 0.90
Hospitalization, n (%) 20 (67) 16 (53) 0.16
   Duration (days), mean (SD) 4.8 (1.6) 4.8 (1.9) 1.00
  1. *McNemar's chi-squared test for categorical and paired t-test for continuous data