TABLE 1

Patient Demographics and Duration of Fever on Admission

DemographicTotal n (%)
N102 (100)
Age, y
 0–557 (55.9)
 6–1014 (13.7)
 >1026 (25.5)
 Unknown5 (4.9)
Mean age, y6.5
Sex
 Boys58 (56.9)
Race and/or ethnicity
 White41 (40.2)
 African American24 (23.5)
 Hispanic13 (12.8)
 Other ethnicity2 (2.0)
 Unknown ethnicity22 (21.6)
Fever on admission37 (36.2)
Fever during hospital stay84 (82.4)
Complex chronic condition26 (25.5)
Final etiologic category
 Autoimmune28 (27.5)
 Infectious42 (41.2)
 Oncologic18 (17.7)
 Other or unknown14 (13.7)