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Table 5 Comparison of the age of the study population with the consolidation pattern and CT severity score

From: COVID-19 pandemic: CT chest in COVID-19 infection and prediction of patient’s ICU needs

Variables ≤ 18.0
(N = 39)
19.0–59.0
(N = 340)
≥ 60.0
(N = 87)
P value
Consolidation 13 (33.3%) ab 76 (22.4%) a 39 (44.8%) b # < 0.001 *
Consolidation > GG 12 (30.8%) a 38 (11.2%) b 27 (31.0%) a # < 0.001 *
Consolidation site Lobar 8 (61.5%) a 17 (22.4%) b 17 (43.6%) ab # 0.005 *
Segmental/subsegmental 5 (38.5%) 59 (77.6%) 22 (56.4%)
Clinical severity ICU 2 (18.2%) ab 30 (11.3%) b 22 (34.9%) a # < 0.001 *
Hospital 1 (9.1%) ab 47 (17.7%) b 22 (34.9%) a
Home 8 (72.7%) a 189 (71.1%) a 19 (30.2%) b
  1. #Chi square test
  2. *Significant
  3. From column total
  4. Homogenous groups had the same symbol (a, b, c) by post hoc Bonferroni test