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Table 2 Comparison of the clinical indexes

From: The clinical characteristics and risk factors for necrotizing pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children

Clinical indexNP group (n = 37)Control group (n = 74)P value
Female (n, %)28, 75.7%41, 55.4%0.038
Age (years)6.7 ± 2.57.1 ± 2.30.402
Total fever duration (days)18.3 ± 8.711.4 ± 2.9< 0.001
Pleural effusion (n, %)23, 62.2%29, 39.2%0.027
Atelectasis (n, %)3, 8.1%9, 12.2%0.748
Extrapulmonary Complications (n, %)16, 43.2%38, 51.4%0.197
  1. Data are presented as means ± SDs