Table 1: Characteristics and comorbidities of patients with empyema.

 

All (n = 51)

Age, median SD (years)

68 15

Female sex, n (%)

10 (20)

PS, mean SD

1.5 1.5

Symptoms

 

Fever, n (%)

21 (41)

Chest pain, n (%)

14 (27)

Dyspnea, n (%)

8 (16)

Cough, n (%)

3 (5.9)

Comorbidities

 

DM, n (%)

11 (22)

Dyslipidemia, n (%)

11 (22)

HT, n (%)

26 (51)

Neoplasm, n (%)

8 (16)

CVD, n (%)

16 (31)

CHF, n (%)

9 (18)

Liver disease, n (%)

1 (2.0)

Dental caries, n (%)

8 (21)

COPD, n (%)

1 (2.0)

CCI, mean SD

1.4 1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SD: Standard Deviation; PS: Performance Status; DM: Diabetes Mellitus; HT: Hypertension; CVD: Cerebrovascular Disease; CHF: Chronic Heart Failure; COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; CCI: Charlson Comorbidity Index