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Table 2 Selected characteristics of 3186 patients admitted to the emergency department for community acquired pneumonia

From: Population-based cohort study of outpatients with pneumonia: rationale, design and baseline characteristics

Characteristic Baseline N = 3186
  Mean ± SD or No. (%)
Age, yr. 51 ± 20
Age, yr.  
 <65 2278 (72 %)
 ≥65 908 (29 %)
Male 1694 (53 %)
Nursing Home 134 (4 %)
PSI continuous 55 ± 29
PSI Risk Class  
 Class I 491 (15 %)
 Class II 1858 (58 %)
 Class III 462 (15 %)
 Class IV 324 (10 %)
 Class V 51 (2 %)
Comorbidities
 Diabetes 232 (7 %)
 Cardiovascular Disease 523 (16 %)
 Malignancy 168 (5 %)
 Chronic Kidney Disease 69 (2 %)
 COPD 260 (8 %)
Functional Status  
 Independent Mobility 3024 (95 %)
 Impaired Mobility 162 (5 %)
Influenza vaccination 83 (3 %)
Pneumococcal vaccination 79 (2 %)
Chest Radiograph Confirmation of Pneumonia 1683 (53 %)
  1. PSI = Pneumonia Severity Index; COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.