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Table 3 Difference in the average of vital signs and its statistical significance thereof at the time of admission in cases and controls

From: Factors associated with the severity and complication of patients with malaria hospitalized between 2009 and 2013 in three municipalities of Colombia, case control study

Signs Parameter Case Control P
Temperature (°C) Average 37.31 37.64 <0.11
SD 1.36 1.23
Min 34.50 36.00
Max 40.20 40.50
Heart rate Average 91.90 92.79 <0.75
SD 16.83 17.83
Min 63.00 60.00
Max 140.00 155.00
Respiratory rate Average 22.95 22.13 <0.36
Variance 20.08 39.31
SD 4.48 6.27
Min 16.00 14.00
Max 40.00 63.00
Systolic pressure Average 104.17 109.72 <0.05
Variance 186.52 296.23
SD 13.66 17.21
Min 60.00 63.00
Max 140.00 190.00
Diastolic pressure Average 66.44 68.39 <0.36
Variance 180.68 115.10
SD 13.44 10.73
Min 20.00 40.00
Max 90.00 100.00
  1. P value using mean difference between sample data pairs