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Table 1 Baseline data and clinical manifestations between COVID-19 and CAP patients

From: Differential diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 from community-acquired-pneumonia by computed tomography scan and follow-up

  COVID-19 CAP t/χ2 P value
Gender    0.81 0.37
 Male 76 48   
 Female 89 70   
Age (years)
 Mean age 45.1 ± 17.6 15.6 ± 21.4 8.03 <  0.001
  < 20 4 52   
 20–40 57 8   
 40–60 72 10   
  > 60 32 48   
Fever    0.52 0.47
 Yes 146 101   
 No 19 17   
Chest tightness    0.25 0.62
 Yes 31 25   
 No 134 93   
Muscle soreness    4.76 0.03
 Yes 48 21   
 No 117 97   
Fatigue    5.11 0.02
 Yes 52 23   
 No 113 95   
Cough    2.08 0.15
 Yes 85 71   
 No 80 47   
Expectoration    25.04 < 0.001
 Yes 39 62   
 No 126 56   
Headache    1.94 0.16
 Yes 10 3   
 No 155 118   
Chills    2.76 0.10
 Yes 21 8   
 No 144 110   
Diarrhea    0.37 0.54
 Yes 6 6   
 No 159 112   
WBC(×109/L) 9.61 ± 5.11 5.9 1 ± 3.02 4.62 <  0.001
  ≤ 9.5 153 67   
  > 9.5 12 51   
C-reactive protein (mg/L) 27.81 ± 34.50 46.91 ± 56.67 1.81 0.078
  ≤ 8 86 14   
  > 8 79 111   
Neutrophil proportion(%) 68.13 ± 15.28 61.69 ± 23.62 1.76 0.08
  ≤ 75 104 62   
  > 75 61 56   
Lymphocyte proportion(%) 22.36 ± 12.15 46.13 ± 18.37 5.58 <  0.001
  ≤ 20 126 75   
  > 20 39 43   
ESR(mm/h) 32.45 ± 24.32 57.44 ± 29.81 1.99 0.08
  ≤ 15 52 26   
  > 15 113 92   
Calcitonin(mg/ml) 0.51 ± 0.69 0.39 ± 0.38 0.53 0.61
  ≤ 0.5 32 61   
  > 0.5 133 57   
Past medical history
Heart disease    2.37 0.12
  Yes 4 7   
  No 161 111   
Hypertension    2.67 0.10
  Yes 17 20   
  No 148 98   
COPD    21.72 <  0.001
  Yes 6 25   
  No 159 93   
Diabetes    0.06 0.81
  Yes 5 3   
  No 160 115   
  1. CAP Community-acquired pneumonia, ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rat, WBC White blood cell, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease