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Table 3 Description of clinical signs and symptoms of patients stung by scorpions (n = 853)

From: Predictive determinants of scorpion stings in a tropical zone of south Iran: use of mixed seasonal autoregressive moving average model

Signs and Symptoms   Males (55%) Females (45%) Total (%)
  Number (%) Number (%)
Local symptoms Redness around the sting site Yes 150 (32.0) 135 (35.2) 285 (33.4)
No 319 (68.0) 249 (64.8) 568 (66.6)
Local pain Yes 308 (65.7) 252 (65.6) 560 (65.6)
No 161 (34.3) 132 (34.4) 293 (34.4)
Numbness in limb or body Yes 11 (2.3) 10 (2.6) 21 (2.5)
No 458 (97.7) 374 (97.4) 832 (97.5)
Severe muscle pain Yes 17 (3.6) 13 (3.4) 30 (3.5)
No 452 (96.4) 371 (96.6) 823 (96.5)
Systemic symptoms Signs of sympathetic nervous system Yes 15 (3.2) 10 (2.6) 25 (3.0)
No 454 (96.8) 374 (97.4) 828 (97.0)
Signs of parasympathetic nervous system Yes 7 (1.5) 5 (1.3) 12 (1.4)
No 462 (98.5) 379 (98.7) 841 (98.6)
Signs of central system Yes 14 (3.0) 9 (2.3) 23 (2.6)
No 455 (97.0) 375 (97.7) 830 (97.4)