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Table 2 General information of children (n = 150) from whom nasal specimens were obtained

From: Distribution and seasonality of rhinovirus and other respiratory viruses in a cross-section of asthmatic children in Trinidad, West Indies

  Acute (n= 70) Stable (n= 80) P Value
  No. % No. %  
Gender      
Male 52 74.3 62 77.5 0.646
Female 18 25.7 18 22.5  
Age (years)      
Mean (SD) 8.0 (3.5) 8.8 (3.2) 0.171
Ethnicity      
African 29 41.4 29 36.3 0.018
Asian Indian 20 28.6 11 13.8  
Mixed (African & Asian Indian) 21 30.0 40 50.0  
Season specimen was collected      
Dry 21 30.0 17 21.3 0.219
Rainy 49 70.0 63 78.8