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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participators at baseline

From: Serum interleukin-17 predicts severity and prognosis in patients with community acquired pneumonia: a prospective cohort study

Variables CAP (n = 239)
Age (years) 61.09 ± 1.14
Female, n (%) 96 (40.17)
BMI 22.45 ± 0.33
Smoking, n (%) 42 (17.57)
ICU admission, n (%) 71 (29.71)
ICU stay (days) 3.21 ± 0.65
Comorbidities  
Hypertension, n (%) 64 (26.78)
Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 22 (9.21)
Cerebral infarction, n (%) 20 (8.37)
Coronary heart disease, n (%) 11 (4.60)
Bronchitis, n (%) 19 (7.95)
Other disease, n (%) 78 (32.64)
Blood routine  
White blood cell (109/L) 8.26 ± 0.27
Neutrophil (109/L) 7.79 ± 0.75
Lymphocyte (109/L) 2.00 ± 0.40
Monocyte (109/L) 0.60 ± 0.04
Eosinophil (109/L) 0.11 ± 0.01
Basophil (109/L) 0.16 ± 0.07
Liver function  
Alanine aminotransferase (U/L) 23.00 (15.00, 42.00)
Alanine transaminase (U/L) 25.50 (18.00, 39.50)
Renal function  
Urea nitrogen (mmol/L) 5.25 (3.74, 7.20)
Creatinine (μmol/L) 63.00 (48.00, 83.25)
Uric acid (μmol/L) 259.50 (194.50, 347.25)
Myocardial function  
Creatine kinase (U/L) 68.00 (37.00, 114.00)
Creatine kinase isoenzyme (U/L) 13.00 (8.00, 20.00)
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L) 211.00 (157.00, 294.00)
Cardiac troponin I (ng/mL) 0.02 (0.01, 0.05)
Myoglobin (ng/mL) 43.20 (28.25, 96.50)
CURB-65, n (%)
0–1 148 (61.93)
2 50 (20.92)
3–5 41(17.16)
CRB-65, n (%)
0 84 (35.15)
1–2 128 (53.56)
 ≥ 3 27 (11.30)
PSI, n (%)
I (< 50) 54 (22.59)
II (51–70) 61 (25.52)
III(71–90) 55 (23.01)
IV (91–130) 48 (20.08)
V (> 130) 21 (8.79)
CURXO, n (%)
Mild 173 (72.39)
Severe 66 (27.62)
SMART-COP, n (%)
0–2 174 (72.80)
3–4 18 (7.53)
5–6 33 (13.81)
7–8 14 (5.86)
APACHE II , n (%)
 ≤ 4 84 (35.15)
4–6 52 (21.75)
6–10 53 (22.18)
 ≥ 10 50 (20.92)
  1. BMI, Body Mass Index; ICU, intensive care unit; PSI, Pneumonia Severity Index; APACHE II, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II; CURB-65, acronym for confusion, urea, respiratory rate, blood pressure and age ≥ 65; CRB-65, acronym for confusion, respiratory rate, blood pressure and age ≥ 65; CURXO, acronym for confusion, urea, respiratory rate, X-ray and oxygen; SMART-COP, acronym for systolic blood pressure, multilobar infiltrates, albumin, respiratory rate, tachycardia, confusion, oxygen and pH