Table 3 Adverse effects to influenza vaccination
WG n  =  49 (%)Healthy controls n  =  49 (%)p Value
Itching3 (7.3)0 (0)0.091
Pain
    None34 (81.0)39 (79.6)0.677
    Mild6 (14.3)9 (18.4)
    Moderate2 (4.8)1 (2.0)
    Severe00
Erythema4 (10.3)1 (2.0)0.166
Induration5 (12.8)5 (10.2)0.745
Shivers1 (2.5)5 (10.2)0.217
Myalgia5 (12.2)5 (10.2)1.000
Fever1 (2.5)0 (0)0.449
Headache5 (12.5)5 (10.2)0.749
Nausea2 (5.0)2 (4.1)1.000
Arthralgia3 (7.5)1 (2.0)0.322
Diarrhoea1 (2.5)2 (4.1)1.000
Use of analgesic or antiphlogistic drug3 (7.5)3 (6.1)1.000
  • WG, Wegener’s granulomatosis.