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Table 2 Characteristics of the included patients (n = 510)

From: Assessment of thoracic ultrasound in complementary diagnosis and in follow up of community-acquired pneumonia (cap)

Age (years), (mean ± SD) Range 32-78 (58.4 ± 14.7)
Gender (M⁄F) 281/229
CURB 65 2.4 ± 0.6
Mean hospital stay 8.9 ± 2.5 days
Consolidated areas identified by TUS 375/510
Size of Consolidated areas (cm) 6.3 ± 3.4
Comorbidity(more than one in 60 pts) 455/510 pts.(89.2%)
Diabetes mellitus 96 (18.8%)
COPD 107 (21%)
Pulmonary fibrosis 28 (5.5%)
Heart failure (III-IV NYA) 80 (15.7%)
Chronic kidney diseases 12(2.3%)
Oncological diseases 68 (13.3%)
Coronary disease 56(11%)