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Table 6 Association between radiological findings with the need for ICU admission

From: Typical and atypical CT chest imaging findings of novel coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) in correlation with clinical data: impact on the need to ICU admission, ventilation and mortality

  ICU admission Chi-square test
(p value)
No
(n = 95)
Yes
(n = 25)
%(n) %(n)
Radiological findings
CT severity signs 2.1(2) 76.0(19) X2 = 74.854
p = <0.001*
Ground glass opacity
o Multilobes 91.6(87) 96.0(24) X2 = 0.558
p = 0.455
Peripheral 73.7(70) 52.0(13) X2 = 4.364
p = 0.037*
Central and Peripheral 16.8(16) 16.0(4) X2 = 0.010
p = 0.920
White lung 1.1(1) 28.0(7) X2 = 23.098
p = <0.001*
o Single lobe 8.4(8) 4.0(1) X2 = 0.558
p = 0.455
Consolidation 11.6(11) 20.0(5) X2 = 1.215
p = 0.270
o Heterogenous 8.4(8) 20.0(5) X2 = 2.747
p = 0.097
o Homogenous 3.2(3) 0.0(0) X2 = 0.810
p = 0.368
Crazy paving 33.7(32) 28.0(7) X2 = 0.291
p = 0.589
Atelectatic bands 8.4(8) 4.0(1) X2 = 0.558
p = 0.455
Tree in bud nodules 6.3(6) 12.0(3) X2 = 0.922
p = 0.337
Pleural effusion 1.1(1) 20.0(5) X2 = 14.958
p = <0.001*
Lymph nodes 6.3(6) 8.0(2) X2 = 0.090
p = 0.764
  1. *Significant at p ≤ 0.05