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Table 1 Characteristics of 346 CHIKV-infected subjects ≥ 15 years of age assessed for Chikungunya rheumatism in the TELECHIK study, La Réunion, 2007 to 2008

From: Predictors of Chikungunya rheumatism: a prognostic survey ancillary to the TELECHIK cohort study

Characteristics Number Unweighted*
proportion, %
Weighted**
proportion, %
Gender    
Male 131 37.9 37.9
Female 215 62.1 62.1
Age    
15 to 29 yrs 59 17.1 21.4
30 to 44 yrs 90 26.0 33.3
45 to 59 yrs 97 28.0 26.5
≥ 60 yrs 100 28.9 18.8
Body mass index    
< 25.0 kg/m2 182 52.9 51.1
25.0 to 29.9 kg/m2 119 34.6 34.9
≥ 30.0 kg/m2 43 12.5 13.9
Sites of arthralgia at disease onset    
Hand 262 75.7 76.9
Wrist 254 73.4 74.0
Elbow 156 45.1 52.3
Shoulder 195 56.4 57.0
Neck 165 47.7 46.9
Upper back 160 46.2 45.1
Lower back 163 47.1 47.9
Hip 95 27.5 27.6
Knee 234 67.6 66.9
Ankle 259 74.9 76.3
Foot 253 73.1 73.9
Sites of arthralgia at disease onset, n    
1 21 6.1 5.3
2 to 5 118 34.1 33.8
≥ 6 207 59.8 60.0
  1. *Percentages are calculated roughly in the subsample of the 346 analyzed subjects; **percentages are calculated taking into account the multistage sampling scheme.