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Table 6 ICU admission and length of hospital stay among all studied groups

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

Parameter Group χ2 p value
Group I (n = 15) Group II (n = 202) Group III (n = 33)
ICU admission 8 (53.3%) 17 (8.4%) 4 (12.1%) 27.48 0.000a
Length of hospital stay 8.7 ± 4.1 9.5 ± 4.6 10.4 ± 5.9 0.735* 0.480
  1. Group I, thrombocytopenia; group II, normal platelet count; group III, thrombocytosis; ICU intensive care unit
  2. *One-way ANOVA is used
  3. aDifference between group I and other groups