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Table 2 Pulmonary findings of the patients

From: Predictors of fatality in pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection among adults

  Fatal n = 22 (%) Survived n = 219 (%) p
Abnormal auscultation of the lung 13 (59) 79 (36) 0.034
Bilateral involvement in chest x-ray 18/20 (90) 59/147 (40) <0.001
Type of involvement in chest x-ray    
Lobar 1/14 (7) 15/137 (11) 0.608
Interstitial 11/17 (65) 52/137 (38) 0.034
Diffuse consolidation 5/16 (31) 20/136 (15) 0.091
Effusion 3/17 (18) 2/134 (1) <0.001
Need for mechanic ventilation 15 (68) 13 (6) <0.001