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Table 2 Differences in patients’ clinical symptoms and imaging findings

From: Clinical characteristics and laboratory indicator analysis of 67 COVID-19 pneumonia patients in Suzhou, China

Group All patients (n = 67) Group A
(n = 49)
Group B
(n = 18)
P value
Characteristics
Clinical symptoms at admission
 Fever 61 (91.0%) 43 (87.8%) 18 (100%) 0.123
  T ≤ 38.5 °C 42 (62.7%) 34 (69.4%) 8 (44.4%) 0.017
 T>38.5 °C 19 (28.4%) 9 (18.4%) 10 (55.6%)
Fever duration (days) 5.0 (2.0,9.0) 4.0 (1.0,9.0) 7.5 (4.0,10.5) 0.031
 Cough 51 (76.1%) 35 (71.4%) 16 (88.9%) 0.089
 chest tightness 13 (18.8%) 2 (4.1%) 11 (61.1%) <0.001
 Fatigue 41 (61.2%) 24 (49.0%) 17 (94.4%) <0.001
 Diarrhea 10 (15.0%) 9 (18.4%) 1 (5.6%) 0.131
 Muscle ache 7 (10.4%) 3 (6.1%) 4 (22.2%) 0.135
Chest x-ray and CT findings
 No lung lesion 1 (1.5%) 1 (2.0%) 0
 Lung lesions 66 (98.5%) 48 (98.0%) 18 (100%)
Total number of lung fields in the lesion (2 lung fields on the left and 3 lung fields on the right) 3.0 (3.0, 4.0) 3.0 (2.0,4.0) 4.5 (4.0,5.0) <0.01
Days for illness lesion progression 3.0 (2.0, 5.0) 2.0 (1.0, 5.0) 3.0 (2.0, 5.0) 0.649