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Table 3 CURB-65 score on admission among all studied groups

From: Platelet count as a predictor of outcome of hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia at Zagazig University Hospitals, Egypt

CURB-65 Group Total (n = 250) χ2 p value
Group I (n = 15) Group II (n = 202) Group III (n = 33)
Score 2–3 2 (13.3%) 68 (33.7%) 12(36.4%) 82 (32.8%) 6.9 0.03a
Score 4–5 13 (86.7%) 134(66.3%) 21(63.6%) 168(77.2%)
  1. Group I, thrombocytopenia; group II, normal platelet count; group III, thrombocytosis
  2. aDifference between group I and other groups