TABLE 3

Presence of consolidation on admission chest radiograph is associated with increased disease severity independent of discharge diagnosis

Coefficient (95% CI)p-value
Log length of stay constant1.7135 (1.6454–1.7817)
 Discharge diagnosis pneumonia0.2886 (0.1084–0.4688)0.002
 Consolidation on radiograph0.3533 (0.2030–0.5037)<0.001
Log C-reactive protein constant2.8524 (2.7336–2.9712)
 Discharge diagnosis pneumonia0.6776 (0.3724–0.9828)<0.001
 Consolidation on radiograph1.199 (0.9419–1.4578)<0.001
Log white blood cell count constant2.3185 (2.2862–2.3509)
 Discharge diagnosis pneumonia0.1242 (0.0384–0.2099)0.005
 Consolidation on radiograph0.2410 (0.1698–0.3122)<0.001