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Table 3 Frequency of lobe involvement*

From: Radiographic features of Mycoplasma pneumoniaepneumonia: differential diagnosis and performance timing

Parameter M. pneumoniae
(n = 64)
S. pneumoniae
(n = 68)
p value
Lobe    
   Upper 33 (55) 30 (44) 0.2960
   Middle 31 (48) 22 (32) 0.0759
   Lower 51 (80) 47 (69) 0.2319
More than one lobe involved 46 (72) 31 (47) 0.0005
  1. * Data represent numbers of patients and numbers in parentheses are percentages.