TABLE 1.

Comparison of RSV Case-Patients Included in the Case-Control Study With Other RSV Case-Patients During the Same Period, YK Delta, Alaska, October 1, 1993 to September 30, 1996

Case-Patients Included in Case-Control Study (%) n = 204Other Eligible RSV Case-Patients (%) n = 166P Value
Gender
    Male108 (53)92 (55).710
Definite case166 (81%)111 (67%).002
Severity
    088 (43)73 (44)
    1–295 (47)73 (44).895 for trend
    ≥321 (10)20 (12)
Age
    <2 mo43 (21)40 (24)
    <6 mo108 (53)88 (53).909 for trend
    <12 mo161 (79)128 (77)