Table 1

Demographic data of cohort and risk factors for developing pneumonia

Pneumonia (n=19) No pneumonia (n=19) Odds ratio (OR), p value
Sex (F:M)7:127:12NS
Mean age (years)2928p=0.511-150
Mean no of spots in chest box12991p=0.131-150
Mean hospital admission (days)6.43.1p=0.0121-150
Respiratory symptoms at presentation189OR=18 (95% CI 2 to 165); p=0.0061-151
Smoker166OR=11.5 (95% CI 3.3 to 40.4); p=0.0031-151
Any contact with chickenpox1610OR=4.8 (95% CI 1.0 to 22.1); p=0.081-151
History of contact with own child145OR=7.8 (95% CI 1.8 to 33.2); p=0.0091-151
Pregnancy2 (both 3rd trimester)2 (1st and 3rd trimester)
Admission to ITU30
  • 1-150 Non-parametric Mann-Whitney U test;

  • 1-151 Fisher exact test.