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Table 2 Co-morbidities on admission

From: Comparison of clinical characteristics and outcomes between aspiration pneumonia and community-acquired pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  AsP CAP p
n = 16,388 (%) n = 70,942 (%)
Interstitial pneumonia 357 (2.2) 3,619 (5.1) <0.001
Lung cancer 728 (4.4) 6,983 (9.8) <0.001
Heart failure 3,350 (20.4) 12,704 (17.9) <0.001
Ischemic heart disease 998 (6.1) 4,619 (6.5) 0.048
Cardiac arrhythmia 880 (5.4) 3,560 (5.0) 0.065
Pulmonary embolism 31 (0.2) 206 (0.3) 0.025
Cor pulmonale 110 (0.7) 806 (1.1) <0.001
Cerebrovascular disease 2,816 (17.2) 3,992 (5.6) <0.001
Chronic liver disease 171 (1.0) 1,102 (1.6) <0.001
Chronic renal failure 345 (2.1) 1,525 (2.1) 0.723
Anxiety/depression 227 (1.4) 1,025 (1.4) 0.562
Bone fracture 353 (2.2) 812 (1.1) <0.001
  1. Data are expressed as numbers (%) in each category. Abbreviations: AsP aspiration pneumonia, CAP community-acquired pneumonia