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Table 8 Readmission and mortality 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 Total (n = 250) χ2 p value
Group I (n = 15) Group II (n = 202) Group III (n = 33)
30 days readmission 6 (40%) 32 (15.8%) 12 (36.4%) 50 (20%) 7.92 0.034a
30 days mortality 3 (20%) 10 (5%) 5 (15.2%) 18 (7.2%) 8.33 0.016a
  1. Group I, thrombocytopenia; group II, normal platelet count; group III, thrombocytosis
  2. aDifference between group II and other groups.