Table 2

Outcome for admissions with community-acquired pneumonia, overall and by year of admission: 1995 to 1999 versus 2000 to 2004

All admissions

Admissions 1995 to 1999

Admissions 2000 to 2004

P value


N

%

n

%

n

%


Mortality in CMP unit

6,228

(34.9)

1,757

(33.0)

4,471

(35.7)

<0.001

Ultimate hospital mortalitya

8,609

(49.4)

2,484

(47.7)

6,125

(50.1)

0.004


aExcluding readmissions within the same hospital stay. CMP, Case Mix Programme.

Woodhead et al. Critical Care 2006 10(Suppl 2):S1   doi:10.1186/cc4927

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