Table 2: Sociodemographics characteristics of the cohort of schoolchildren with dengue acute infection and other febrile illness, Medellin, Colombia.

Other febrile illnessDengue acute infectionTotal
Characteristics
No.%No.%No.%

Schools
 Public A23100.000.0238.7
 Public B16691.2168.818268.9
 Private C5288.1711.95922.3

 Total 24191.3238.7264100.0

Sex
 Male9190.1109.910138.3
 Female15092.0138.016361.7

Age (years)
 53100.000.031.1
 61376.5423.5176.4
 71392.917.1145.3
 8872.7327.3114.2
 929100.000.02911.0
 102492.327.7269.8
 112793.126.92911.0
 123992.937.14215.9
 132284.6415.4269.8
 143093.826.33212.1
 151789.5210.5197.2
 1610100.000.0103.8
 176100.000.062.3
Mean ± SD (range) years old11.4±2.8 (5–17) (6–15) (5–17)

Ethnic group
 Mestizo22791.2228.824994.3
 Afrodescendant1493.316.7155.7

Socioeconomic status
 Low16192.5137.517465.9
 Medium7088.6911.47929.9
 High 1090.919.1114.2