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Table 2 Pneumonia severity assessed by CURB-65 and PSI score

From: Acute cardiovascular events in patients with community acquired pneumonia: results from the observational prospective FADOI-ICECAP study

Pneumonia Severity and Scores General population
N = 1266
(100%)
Cardiovascular events P value
Yes
301 (23.8%)
No
965 (76.2%)
Pleural Effusion 320 (25.3%) 94 (31.2%) 226 (23.4%) 0.008
Multilobar infiltrates 341 (26.9%) 86 (28.6%) 255 (26.4%) 0.458
CURB-65 (mean ± SD) 2.0 ± 1.0 2.3 ± 0.9 1.9 ± 1.0 0.0001
CURB-65 ≥ 3 366 (28.9%) 114 (37.9%) 252 (26.1%) 0.0001
PSI (mean ± SD) 144.7 ± 38.0 157.2 ± 34.3 140.9 ± 38.3 0.0001
PSI class I-III (1–90 points) 108 (8.5%) 10 (3.5%) 98 (10.1%) 0.0001
PSI class IV (91–130 points) 315 (24.9%) 55 (18.3%) 260 (26.9%) 0.0001
PSI class V (> 130 points) 843 (66.6%) 236 (78.4%) 607 (62.9%) 0.0001
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