Volume 11, Number 2—February 2005
Quarantine for SARS, Taiwan
|Onset-to-diagnosis interval (d)||Diagnosis- to-classification interval (d)|
|Quarantined persons||1.203 (n = 24)||7.7647 (n = 17)|
|Nonquarantined persons||2.8914 (n = 451)*||7.5443 (n = 327)†|
|Mean difference||1.6831‡ (0.0061)||0.2204 (0.7864)|
*5 cases deleted because of missing information on the relevant dates.
†2 cases deleted because of missing information on the relevant dates.
‡Denotes significance at the 1% level; p values of Mann-Whitney test are in parentheses.
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