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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Pneumonia severity, comorbidity and 1-year mortality in predominantly older adults with community-acquired pneumonia: a cohort study

Characteristics Total (n = 498) Survivors (n = 392) Non-survivors (n = 106)
  n % n % n %
Age ≥65 years1 379 76.1 279 71.2 100 94.3
Sex (male) 279 56.0 230 58.7 49 46.2
Nursing home residency1 111 22.3 71 18.1 40 37.7
Hemiplegia1 36 7.2 20 5.1 16 15.1
Congestive heart failure1 105 21.1 73 18.6 32 30.2
Chronic lung disease 146 29.3 123 31.4 23 21.7
Chronic kidney disease 128 25.7 99 25.3 29 27.4
Diabetes 144 28.9 106 27.0 38 35.8
Cerebrovascular disease 98 19.7 59 15.1 39 36.8
Dementia1 140 28.1 89 22.7 51 48.1
  1. 1Statistically significant difference between survivors and non-survivors (p < 0.05).