TABLE 2

Distribution of LACE scores among patients hospitalised for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)

LACE scoreCAP admissions n (%)
3114 (2.5%)
4218 (4.8%)
5282 (6.3%)
6373 (8.3%)
7723 (16.0%)
8671 (14.9%)
9486 (10.8%)
10437 (9.7%)
11301 (6.7%)
12272 (6.0%)
13276 (6.1%)
14100 (2.2%)
15148 (3.3%)
1657 (1.3%)
1732 (0.7%)
1811 (0.2%)
197 (0.2%)

LACE: Length of stay, Acuity of admission, Comorbidities based on Charlson comorbidity score and number of Emergency visits in the last 6 months.