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Table 1 General characteristics of the 159 patients

From: Clinical metagenomics assessments improve diagnosis and outcomes in community-acquired pneumonia

Characteristic Control mNGS P-value
Total 100 59 NA
Average age (year) 74.2 (22–100) 60.4 (21–90) < 0.05
Sex
 Male 73 (73%) 41 (69.5%) 0.71
 Female 27 (27%) 18 (30.5%)
Concurrent conditions 95 (95.0%) 52 (88.1%) 0.13
 Cerebral infarction 84 4 < 0.05
 Cardiovascular disease 76 24 < 0.05
  Chronic lung diseases 40 13 0.02
  Diabetes mellitus 25 18 0.47
  Malignant solid tumor 20 7 0.27
  Renal insufficiency 23 8 0.21
 Immunosuppressive state 14 11 0.5
 Hepatic disease 13 2 0.06
  Hematologic malignancy 6 13 < 0.05