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Table 3 Overall 30-days mortality from community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in elderly subjects, according to age and sex strata.

From: The burden of community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly: the Spanish EVAN-65 Study

Sex Mortality within 30-days after diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia
  Male Female  
Age groups No. of events Deaths/CAPs Case-fatality % (95% CI)a No. of events Deaths/CAPs Case-fatality % (95% CI)a P-valueb
65–74 yrs 11/127 8.7 (4.4–14.5) 3/68 4.4 (0.9–12.4) 0.386
75–84 yrs 19/114 16.7 (10.3–24.8) 7/79 8.9 (3.6–17.4) 0.118
85 yrs or more 9/39 23.1 (11.1–39.3) 11/46 23.9 (12.6–38.8) 0.927
Overall people 39/280 13.9 (10.1–18.5) 21/193 10.9 (6.9–16.2) 0.328
  1. aCI denotes confidence interval
  2. bP-values were calculated, where appropriate, by Chi-squared or Fisher's tests.