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Table 1 Demographic findings of patients envenomed by Tityus obscurus (Gervais, 1843) in two study areas of Pará state, Brazil

From: Clinical aspects of envenomation caused by Tityus obscurus (Gervais, 1843) in two distinct regions of Pará state, Brazilian Amazon basin: a prospective case series

Parameters Eastern (n = 34) Western (n = 14) p value
Gender    0.52
Male 17 9  
Female 17 5  
Age (years)    0.73
≤ 5 1 1  
6-14 4 1  
≥ 15 29 12  
Md (IQR)* 31.5 (23–41) 31.5 (20–50)  
Site of sting    0.65
Upper limbs 24 8  
Lower limbs 8 5  
Other site 2 1  
Time of sting    0.02
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 25 10  
7 p.m. to 12 a.m. 9 4  
Time elapsed until admission (hours)    0.83
< 1 22 8  
2-3 5 2  
3 ≥ 7 4  
Md (IQR)* 1.0 (0.3-2.0) 1.3 (1.0-3.0)  
  1. * Median and interquartile range.