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Table 1 Comparative demographic and clinical features of aseptic meningitis patients associated with enterovirus and other virus in the present study

From: Molecular identification of human enteroviruses associated with aseptic meningitis in Yunnan province, Southwest China

Variable EVAM (n = 85) OVAM (n = 439) P value
Demographics
 Age (years, mean ± SD) 5.6 ± 3.0 5.3 ± 3.1 NS
Sex [no. (%)]
 Male 50 (58.8) 250 (56.9) NS
 Female 35 (41.2) 189 (43.1)  
Clinical symptoms [no. (%)]
 Fever 67 (78.8.) 388 (88.4) 0.017
 Headache 60 (70.6) 241 (54.9) 0.007
 Neck stiffness 46 (54.1) 254 (57.9) NS
 Vomitting 62 (72.9) 284 (64.7) NS
 Convulsion 5 (5.8) 73 (16.6) 0.011
 Lethargy 9 (10.6) 73 (16.6) NS
 Diarrhea 3 (3.5) 9 (2.0) NS
Laboratory findings [no. (%)]
 EEG abnormal 50 (58.8) 261 (59.5) NS
 Skull CT abnormal 24 (28.2) 102 (23.2) NS
 CSF pleocytosis 36 (42.4) 199 (45.3) NS
 Elevated CSF protein 25 (29.4) 140 (31.9) NS
  1. NS not significant, EVAM enterovirus-associated aseptic meningitis, OVAM other-virus-associated aseptic meningitis