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Table 1 Characteristics of the patient population with severe community-acquired pneumonia

From: Usefulness of C-reactive protein in monitoring the severe community-acquired pneumonia clinical course

  Survivors (n = 40) Nonsurvivors (n = 13) P value
Age (years) 59.4 ± 14.8 61.1 ± 12.1 0.220
Sex (male/female) 31/9 8/5 0.257
C-reactive protein day 0 (mg/dl) 23.6 ± 18.4 23.9 ± 11.6 0.591
Acute Physiology, Age, and Chronic Health Evaluation II score 17.8 ± 5.7 26.1 ± 6 <0.001
Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score day 0 6.5 ± 2.5 9.7 ± 2.9 0.002
  1. Data presented as the mean ± standard deviation.