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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with symptomatic COVID-19 symptoms

From: Clinical characteristics and COVID-19 outcomes in a regional cohort of pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases

Variable RMD Covid-19 patients
n = 47
Women, n (%) 31 (65.95)
Age, mean (SD), years 12.04 (4.22)
Activity of the RMD, n (%)
 Mild 41 (87.23)
 Moderate 5 (10.63)
 Severe 1 (2.12)
COVID-19 symptoms, n (%)
 Dyspnea 2 (4.25)
 Fatigue 10 (21.27)
 Chest pain 5 (10.63)
 Cough 17 (36.17)
 Abdominal pain 2 (4.25)
 Diarrhoea/vomiting 10 (21.27)
 Fever 45 (95.74)
 Anosmia 10 (21.27)
 Dysgeusia 12 (25.53)
 Joint pain 8 (17.02)
 Headache 20 (42.55)
 Odynophagia 16 (34.04)
Hospital admission required, n (%) 6 (12.76)
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, RMD rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases