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Table 1 Comparison of basic information and initial CT findings between the two groups

From: Post-COVID-19 pulmonary fibrosis and its predictive factors: a prospective study

Variables With lung fibrosis (n = 90) Without lung fibrosis (n = 83) p value
Age (years), mean ± SD 54.66 ± 13.05 52.51 ± 14.30 0.303
Male gender, n (%) 34 (37.8) 23 (27.7) 0.159
Comorbidity, n (%)
 CVDs 35 (38.9) 37 (44.6) 0.448
 Asthma/COPD 11 (12.2) 4 (4.8) 0.083
 Diabetes 12 (13.3) 15 (18.1) 0.391
Severe disease*, n (%) 59 (65.6) 34 (41.0) 0.001
Imaging findings, n (%)
 Ground glass 68 (75.6) 68 (81.9) 0.307
 Consolidation 81 (90.0) 60 (72.3) 0.003
 Crazy paving 17 (18.9) 14 (16.9) 0.729
CSS (continuous), median (IQR) 21 (15–23) 18 (14–21) 0.002
CSS ≥ 19, n (%) 57 (63.3) 37 (44.6) 0.014
  1. CVDs, cardiovascular diseases; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CSS, CT severity score; IQR, interquartile range
  2. *Based on the WHO definition