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Table 5 Multinomial analysis adjusted by age and sex of the association between antibody response pattern, serotype and severity of dengue disease as outcome

From: Dengue-specific serotype related to clinical severity during the 2012/2013 epidemic in centre of Brazil

Parameters Dengue with Warning Signs Severe Dengue
OR Adj (95% CI) P-value OR Adj (95% CI) P-value
Comorbidity 1.20 (0.72–2.00) 0.479 1.74 (0.64–4.73) 0.279
Antibody response pattern
 Primary Reference Reference
 Secondary 1.20 (0.76–1.89) 0.433 2.80 (0.78–10.0) 0.113
 Missing 1.93 (0.92–4.09) 0.083 6.23 (1.32–29.4) 0.021
Serotypea
 DENV-1 Reference NA
 DENV-4 0.80 (0.45–1.41) 0.444 NA
 Not evaluated 0.95 (0.56–1.62) 0.856 NA
  1. aSerotypes determined by reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)