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Table 2 Characteristics of group with GHRS and group without GHRS

From: Exploring association between gastrointestinal heat retention syndrome and recurrent respiratory tract infections in children: a prospective cohort study

Characteristics Group with GHRS (N = 160) n(%)/mean(±SD) Group without GHRS (N = 147) n(%)/mean(±SD) χ2/Z P value
Gender    χ2 = 0.164 0.685
 Female 66(41.25 %) 64(43.54 %)   
 Male 94(58.75 %) 83(56.46 %)   
Ethnic group    χ2 = 1.260 0.262
 Ethnic Han 146(91.25 %) 139(94.56 %)   
 Other ethnic groups 14(8.75 %) 8(5.44 %)   
Character    χ2 = 0.796 0.672
 Extrovert personality 113(70.63 %) 100(71.43 %)   
 Moderate 35(21.88 %) 38(27.14 %)   
 Introvert personality 12(7.50 %) 9(6.43 %)   
Vaccination against pneumonia    χ2 = 9.213 0.010
 Yes 23(14.38 %) 9(6.12 %)   
 No 50(31.25 %) 72(48.98 %)   
 Not clear 87(54.37 %) 66(44.90 %)   
Vaccination against flu    χ2 = 2.942 0.230
 Yes 15(9.38 %) 9(6.12 %)   
 No 63(39.37 %) 67(45.58 %)   
 Not clear 82(51.25 %) 71(48.30 %)   
Allergic history    χ2 = 1.760 0.185
 Yes 27(16.88 %) 17(12.14 %)   
 No 133(83.12 %) 130(87.86 %)   
Age at enrollment (years) 4.87(±2.15) 5.02(±2.36) Z = −0.759 0.448
Height at enrollment (meters) 1.11(±0.14) 1.11(±0.16) Z = −0.043 0.966
Weight at enrollment (kilograms) 20.68(±8.08) 19.74(±7.83) Z = −1.651 0.099
BMI at enrollment (kg/m2) 16.39(±2.54) 15.55(±2.05) Z = −3.079 0.002*
  1. *P < 0.05 shows there is significant difference between two groups
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