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Table 4 Comparison of chest CT features among different age groups in pediatric patients with COVID-19

From: Clinical, laboratory, and chest CT features of severe versus non-severe pediatric patients with COVID-19 infection among different age groups

  Total Age class I (0–2) Age class II (3–12) Age class II (13–17) P- value
N Mean (SD)/percentage N Mean (SD)/percentage N Mean (SD)/percentage N Mean (SD)/percentage
CT
Normal 36 67.9% 6 85.7% 18 66.7% 12 63.2% 0.54
Abnormal 17 32.1% 1 14.3% 9 33.3% 7 36.8%
Ground Glass Opacity
Yes 12 22.6% 1 14.3% 6 22.2% 5 26.3% 0.81
No 41 77.4% 6 85.7% 21 77.8% 14 73.7%
Peripheral halo
Yes 2 3.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 10.5% 0.16
No 51 96.2% 7 100.0% 27 100.0% 17 89.5%
Consolidation
Yes 10 18.9% 1 14.3% 3 11.1% 6 31.6% 0.21
No 43 81.1% 6 85.7% 24 88.9% 13 68.4%
Subpleural sparing
Yes 5 9.4% 1 14.3% 2 7.4% 2 10.5% 0.84
No 48 90.6% 6 85.7% 25 92.6% 17 89.5%
  1. Categorical variables were analyzed using χ2/Fisher’s exact tests, respectively. P-value less than 0.05 was considered as significant