Article in Japanese
Analysis of abnormal behaviors associated with influenza infection from 2005/06 through 2006/07 influenza seasons in Kanagawa Prefecture: especially focused on dangerous behaviors such as "rushing out of the house"
KANAE TAKAHASHI, KUNIHIKO AKAGI, HIROKAZU IKEDA, YASUMASA OH, TOMOHIRO KATUTA, KOUJI KOJIMA, AYUMI NAKAO, YUKI BANDOU, MASAAKI MORI
We analyzed abnormal behavior associated with influenza in 128 children in Kanagawa Prefecture. Boys were more prevalent (boys:girls=1.8:1.0) and were older than girls (mean age: boys, 8.5 years old; girls, 6.3 years old). Twenty-two children comprised a group with dangerous behavior. Nineteen of the 22 children ran out [into the street], jumped [from a height], or were at risk of doing so. The group was significantly older than a group with other abnormal behavior and included more boys (boys, 20;girls, 2). The proportion of dangerous behavior to abnormal behavior as a whole was not found to differ depending on whether or not oseltamivir or acetaminophen was used.
The Commitee on Infectious Diseases, The Kanagawa Chapter of the Japan Pediatric Society
|Received||January 1, 1970|
|Accepted||January 1, 1970|