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Table 4 Relationship between clinical stage of tuberculosis meningitis and clinical findings

From: Clinical, radiological and laboratory findings in 185 children with tuberculous meningitis at a single centre and relationship with the stage of the disease

Clinical findings Stage I Stage II Stage III p
(n = 68) n (%) (n = 57) n (%) (n = 60) n (%)  
Neck rigidity 40 (21.6) 36 (19.6) 30 (16.2) 0.168
Vomiting 36 (19.5) 42 (22.7) 43 (23.2) 0.922
Fever 41 (22.2) 50 (27.0) 51 (27.6) 0.720
Headache 25 (13.5) 20 (10.8) 17 (9.2) 0.062
Consciousness 1 (0.5) 62 (33.5) 67 (36.2) <0.001
Convulsion 16 (8.7) 25 (13.5) 41 (22.2) 0.001