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Table 3 The characteristics for various predictors of ICU-admission in CAP patients

From: Efficacy of the quick sequential organ failure assessment for predicting clinical outcomes among community-acquired pneumonia patients presenting in the emergency department

Variables AUC (95% CI) S.E P Cut off Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV LR+ LR-
Lac 0.745 (0.712–0.776) 0.022 < 0.001 2.3 64.37 75.18 43.3 87.3 2.59 0.47
PCT 0.641 (0.605–0.676) 0.023 < 0.001 1.0 50.00 73.98 37.2 82.8 1.92 0.68
WBC 0.563 (0.527–0.599) 0.027 0.019 18.48 28.16 85.21 36.8 79.5 1.90 0.84
CRP 0.721 (0.687–0.753) 0.023 < 0.001 44.01 59.77 75.53 42.8 86.0 2.44 0.53
qSOFA 0.712 (0.678–0.745) 0.021 < 0.001 1.0 70.11 65.32 38.2 87.7 2.02 0.46
SOFA 0.744 (0.711–0.775) 0.021 < 0.001 6.0 67.24 68.84 39.8 87.3 2.16 0.48
CURB-65 0.705 (0.671–0.738) 0.022 < 0.001 3.0 44.25 85.74 48.7 83.4 3.10 0.65
  1. Lac lactate, PCT procalcitonin, WBC white blood cell, CRP C-reactive protein, qSOFA quick sequential organ failure assessment, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, CURB-65 confusion, urea, respiratory rate, blood pressure and age