Table 2

Crude and age adjusted proportions (%) of patients with specific cardiac sequelae due to Kawasaki disease among initial onset cases and recurrent cases, by sex, 1991–4, Japan

CrudeAge adjusted2-151
Initial onsetRecurrentInitial onsetRecurrent
Boys
All2-152 14.725.2** 14.721.9**
 Giant coronary aneurysms1.53.5** 1.52.92-150
 Coronary aneurysms/dilatation12.921.7** 12.913.8
 Coronary stenosis/narrowing0.21.2** 0.21.3**
 Myocardial infarction0.20.00.20.0
 Valvular lesions0.60.50.60.1
Girls
All9.916.9** 9.814.72-150
 Giant coronary aneurysms0.41.10.40.6
 Coronary aneurysms/dilatation9.015.3** 9.014.0**
 Coronary stenosis/narrowing0.10.00.10.0
 Myocardial infarction0.10.00.10.0
 Valvular lesions0.50.40.50.2
  • 2-151 Patients whose age was unknown were excluded.

  • 2-152 Because some patients had two or more kinds of sequelae, the percentages differ from the combined values.

  • 2-150 p<0.05; **p<0.01 (Fisher’s exact test).