Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of patients with confirmed dengue fever associated with thrombocytopenia

Patients with dengue and thrombocytopenia n=156 (100%)Patients with dengue and without thrombocytopenia n=231 (100%)Unadjusted OR (95% CI)P valueAdjusted OR* (95% CI)P value
Sex
 Female77 (44.9)141 (61.3)1.001.00
 Male79 (50.6)89 (38.7)1.63 (1.08 to 2.45)0.0211.77 (1.16 to 2.71)0.008
Age (years)
 0–1723 (14.7)54 (23.4)1.001.00
 18–4574 (47.4)112 (48.5)1.55 (0.88 to 2.74)0.1311.71 (0.95 to 3.06)0.072
 46–6443 (27.5)52 (22.5)1.94 (1.03 to 3.66)0.0402.20 (1.15 to 4.21)0.018
 ≥6516 (10.3)13 (5.6)2.89 (1.20 to 6.96)0.0183.02 (1.40 to 6.50)0.005
Ethnicity
 White75 (62.0)130 (72.6)1.001.00
 Black/brown/indigenous46 (38.0)49 (27.4)1.63 (0.99 to 2.66)0.0531.63 (0.98 to 2.70)0.058
Education level
 Elementary school incomplete26 (36.1)46 (43.4)1.001.00
 High school incomplete21 (29.2)34 (32.1)1.09 (0.53 to 2.26)0.8111.18 (0.54 to 2.58)0.677
 Higher education incomplete17 (23.6)22 (20.8)1.37 (0.62 to 3.03)0.4411.22 (0.49 to 3.04)0.667
 Higher education complete8 (11.1)4 (3.8)3.54 (0.97 to 2.89)0.0553.34 (0.86 to 13.04)0.082
  • *Analysis adjusted by sex, age and collection date (from 1 to 9 days after symptom onset).