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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of grouped serotypes

From: Invasive pneumococcal infections in Vellore, India: clinical characteristics and distribution of serotypes

Serotype group All patients Fatal outcome Any risk factor Pneumonia Meningitis <2 years
   (all = 233)   (all = 233)   (all = 229)   (all = 229)   (all = 244)  
  No No(%) P-value No(%) P-value No(%) P-value No(%) P-value No(%) P-value
  Invasive 59 8 (14%) ns 25 (46.3%) 0.002 40 (75.5%) <0.001 8 (15%) ns (0.07) 5 (9%) ns (0.07)
  Pediatric 91 20 (23%) ns 53 (60.2%) ns 30 (35.3%) 0.039 29 (34%) 0.03 26 (29%) <0.001
  PCV10 128 23 (19%) ns 68 (55.7%) 0.003 65 (54.6%) 0.001 28 (24%) ns 27 (21%) ns
  PCV13 157 32 (21%) ns 87 (58.0%) 0.004 76 (51.7%) 0.004 31 (21%) ns (0.06) 29 (19%) ns
All serotypes 244 49 (21%)   151 (64.8%)   102 (44.5%)   58 (25%)   41 (17%)  
  1. Clinical characteristics related to pneumococcal serotypes clustered into “invasive”, “pediatric”, PCV10 and PCV13 serotypes, with each group compared with all other serotypes. P-values calculated with Fisher’s exact test (two-sided).