Lifestyles and Clinical Features of Dengue Infection in a District in Peru

  • Miryam Lora-Loza, Nelly Peña-Contreras, Juan Rodríguez-Vega, José Cabrejo-Paredes, María Cruzado-Vallejos, David Rodríguez-Díaz, Danny Villegas-Rivas


The objective of the research was to determine the relationship between lifestyles and clinical characteristics of dengue infection that have been studied from the fields of traditional medicine as independent medical-social concepts in the context of District Hospital Jerusalem in Trujillo, Peru in 2016-2018. The research was a descriptive-correlational study, with a sample of 74 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of dengue during the years 2016-2018. The results showed that 90.5% of lifestyle patients witha confirmed diagnosis of dengue infectionare unhealthy. Likewise, it is observed that lifestyles have a significant relationship (p<0.05) with the characteristics of the clinical features of dengue infection:asymptomatic, fever with variable intensity with duration between 2 to 7 days, fever with nonspecific digestive symptoms lasting between 2 to 7 days (and abdominal pain.Thosethat show that generally unhealthy lifestyles are related to the characteristics of the clinical picture of dengue as.