Table 3

Severity indices

n (%)*
Acute respiratory failure
 Pao2/Fio2 <20016 (16)
 Basal Sato2 <92%61 (54)
Acute renal failure (creatinine >1.5 mg/dl)28 (21)
Shock14 (10)
Multilobar infiltration51 (38)
 2 lobes affected42 (31)
 ≥3 lobes affected9 (7)
Admission to ICU13 (9)
Admission to intermediate care unit7 (5)
Fine score, 1–29 (6)
Fine score, 312 (8)
Fine score, 4–5129 (86)
CRB-65 score, 0–161 (41)
CRB-65 score, 261 (41)
CRB-65 score, 3–428 (19)
Pneumonia severity index (PSI), mean±SD137±28
  • * Percentages of all cases with available information.

  • CRB-65, pneumonia severity score including: consciousness, respiratory rate, blood pressure, 65 years of age cut-off; ICU, intensive care unit.