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Table 1 Characteristics of mild and severe adenovirus pneumonia patients on admission

From: Influence of the timing of bronchoscopic alveolar lavage on children with adenovirus pneumonia: a comparative study

Variable Total
(n = 134)
Mild group
(n = 70)
Severe group
(n = 64)
P value
Demographic
Age (months), median(range) 36 (2–144) 42 (2–132) 32 (3–144) 0.0022
Gender, male (%) 79 (58.96) 41 (58.57) 38 (59.38)  > 0.9999
Signs and symptoms
Fever, no. (%) 134 (100.00) 70 (100.00) 64 (100.00)  > 0.9999
Cough, no. (%) 124 (92.54) 64 (91.43) 60 (93.75) 0.7469
Moist crackles, no. (%) 96 (71.64) 52 (74.29) 44 (68.75) 0.5658
Tachypnea, no. (%) 45 (33.58) 0 (0.00) 45 (70.31)  < 0.0001
Digestive symptoms, No. (%) 21 (15.67) 4 (5.71) 17 (26.56) 0.0015
Change in consciousnessa, no. (%) 9 (6.72) 0 (0.00) 9 (14.06) 0.0009
Laboratory findings
WBC(× 109/L) (5–12), median (range) 7.1 (1.3–25.1) 7.1 (2.9–18.3) 7.2 (1.3–25.1) 0.9248
HGB (g/L) (105–145), median(range) 113 (56–145) 115.5 (64–136) 105.5 (56–145) 0.0008
HsCRP (mg/L) (< 5), median (range) 21.46 (0.3–250.3) 19.61 (0.5–182.9) 25.09 (0.3–250.3) 0.8568
LDH (U/L) (159–322), median (range) 470 (186–3440) 404 (186–980) 552 (217–3440)  < 0.0001
Pulmonary imaging manifestations
Consolidation, no. (%) 84(62.69) 31 (44.29) 53(82.81) 0.0004
Pleural effusion, no. (%) 32 (23.88) 6 (8.57) 26 (40.63)  < 0.0001
Pneumothorax, no. (%) 1 (0.75) 0 (0.00) 1 (1.56) 0.4776
  1. WBC: White blood cells; HGB: Hemoglobin; HsCRP: High-sensitivity C-reactive protein; LDH: Lactate dehydrogenase
  2. The bold means p < 0.05, which had statistical significance