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TABLE 1

Characteristics of Children's COVID-19 Cases in China

CharacteristicsAll CasesCategoryP
ConfirmedSuspected
Age, median (interquartile range) 7 (2–13) 10 (4–15) 6 (2–12) <.001 
Age group, n (%)     
 <1 379 (17.6) 85 (11.7) 291 (20.7) <.001 
 1–5 491 (23.0) 137 (18.8) 354 (25.2)  
 6–10 522 (24.5) 170 (23.4) 352 (25.0)  
 11–15 412 (19.3) 180 (24.7) 232 (16.5)  
 >15 334 (15.6) 156 (21.4) 178 (12.6)  
Sex, n (%)     
 Male 1208 (56.6) 418 (57.4) 790 (56.1) .575 
 Female 927 (43.4) 310 (42.6) 617 (43.9)  
Severity of illness, n (%)     
 Asymptomatic 94 (4.4) 94 (12.9) 0 (0.0) — 
 Mild 1088 (51.0) 314 (43.1) 774 (55.0) <.001 
 Moderate 826 (38.7) 298 (40.9) 528 (37.5)  
 Severe 112 (5.2) 18 (2.5) 94 (6.7)  
 Critical 13 (0.6) 3 (0.4) 10 (0.7)  
 Missing 2 (0.1) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.1)  
Days from symptom onset to diagnosis     
 Median (interquartile range) 2 (1–5) 3 (1–5) 2 (0–4) <.001 
 Range 0–42 0–42 0–36 — 
Province, n (%)     
 Hubei 981 (46.0) 229 (31.5) 752 (53.4) <.001 
 Surrounding areasa 396 (18.5) 154 (21.1) 242 (17.2)  
 Other 758 (35.5) 345 (47.4) 413 (29.4)  
Total 2135 728 (34.1) 1407 (65.9) — 
CharacteristicsAll CasesCategoryP
ConfirmedSuspected
Age, median (interquartile range) 7 (2–13) 10 (4–15) 6 (2–12) <.001 
Age group, n (%)     
 <1 379 (17.6) 85 (11.7) 291 (20.7) <.001 
 1–5 491 (23.0) 137 (18.8) 354 (25.2)  
 6–10 522 (24.5) 170 (23.4) 352 (25.0)  
 11–15 412 (19.3) 180 (24.7) 232 (16.5)  
 >15 334 (15.6) 156 (21.4) 178 (12.6)  
Sex, n (%)     
 Male 1208 (56.6) 418 (57.4) 790 (56.1) .575 
 Female 927 (43.4) 310 (42.6) 617 (43.9)  
Severity of illness, n (%)     
 Asymptomatic 94 (4.4) 94 (12.9) 0 (0.0) — 
 Mild 1088 (51.0) 314 (43.1) 774 (55.0) <.001 
 Moderate 826 (38.7) 298 (40.9) 528 (37.5)  
 Severe 112 (5.2) 18 (2.5) 94 (6.7)  
 Critical 13 (0.6) 3 (0.4) 10 (0.7)  
 Missing 2 (0.1) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.1)  
Days from symptom onset to diagnosis     
 Median (interquartile range) 2 (1–5) 3 (1–5) 2 (0–4) <.001 
 Range 0–42 0–42 0–36 — 
Province, n (%)     
 Hubei 981 (46.0) 229 (31.5) 752 (53.4) <.001 
 Surrounding areasa 396 (18.5) 154 (21.1) 242 (17.2)  
 Other 758 (35.5) 345 (47.4) 413 (29.4)  
Total 2135 728 (34.1) 1407 (65.9) — 

—, not applicable.

a

Surrounding areas are the provinces and municipality bordering Hubei; they are Anhui, Henan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, and Chongqing.

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