TABLE 2

Clinical Characteristics Documented in the Medical Charts of 156 Pertussis Cases

Hospitalizations, n (%)9 (6)
Reported duration of cough at diagnosis, mean ± SD, d11.7 ± 7.3
Symptoms, n (%)
    Paroxysms46 (29)
    Posttussive emesis48 (31)
Sequelae, n (%)
    Pneumonia4 (3)
    Apnea2 (1)
    Hypoxia2 (1)
    Seizure0 (0)
    Encephalopathy0 (0)
    Death0 (0)