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Table 1 Characteristics of the dengue virus infection cases (n = 532)

From: Predictors of hospital stay and mortality in dengue virus infection-experience from Aga Khan University Hospital Pakistan

Variables Mean ± standard deviation Median/Range/Percentages
Age, in years 35.29 ± 14.70 32(15-85)
Gender   
Female 155 29.1%
Male 377 70.9%
Length of hospital stay 3.46 ± 3.45 3(1-33 days); 3[2-4]
Peak creatinine (μmole/litre) 98.124 ± 83.98 79.56(17.68-875.16)
Peak creatinine in AKI (μmole/litre) 229.84 ± 174.15 149.6(114.92-875.16)
Admission creatinine (μmole/litre) 90.16 ± 61.88 79.56(17.68-857.48)
Admission hematocrit (Proportion of 1.0) 0.4102 ± 0.063 0.415(0.199-0.58)
Peak hematocrit (Proportion of 1.0) 0.422 ± 0.0563 0.424(0.264-0.58)
Platelets 38.65 ± 42.14 23(2-427)
Alanine aminotransferase (μkat/L) 2.73 ± 5.86 1.27(0.050-60.55)
Prothrombin time (Seconds) 12.82 ± 8.70 11.10(3-120)
aPTT (Seconds) 36.02 ± 15.12 33.35(11.2-120)
Vasopressin 5 0.9%
Central nervous system involvement 11 2.1%
Respiratory failure 14 2.6%
World Health Organization Classification   
Dengue fever 449 84.4%
Dengue hemorrhagic fever 76 14.3%
Dengue shock syndrome 7 1.3%
Length of stay in hospital   
≤3 days 386 72.6%
>3 days 146 27.4%
Alanine aminotransferase   
Normal 156 29.3%
Mild hepatitis 0.75 - 5.01 μkat/L 329 61.8%
Severe hepatitis >5.01 μkat/L 47 8.8%
Prothrombin time (Seconds)   
≤15 468 88%
>15 64 12%
Activated partial thromboplastin time (Seconds)   
≤ 35 307 57.7%
>35 225 42.3%
Platelets (Micro/liter)   
<50000 406 76.3%
50000-100000 93 17.5%
100000-150000 23 4.3%
>150000 10 1.9%
Number of dengue cases/years   
2008 76 14.3%
2009 148 27.8%
2010 308 57.9%