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Table 2 Presence of respiratory viruses in episodes with pneumonia and dyspnea

From: Respiratory tract virus infections in the elderly with pneumonia

  Respiratory symptoms (n = 382) P-value Pneumonia (n = 112) P-value
Pneumonia (n = 112) No pneumonia (n = 270) Dyspnea (n = 57) No dyspnea (n = 55)
Rhinovirus 12 (11%) 23 (8.5%) 0.5 8 (15%) 4 (7.0%) 0.2
Influenza virus 7 (6.3%) 28 (10.4%) 0.2 2 (3.6%) 5 (8.8%) 0.4
Parainfluenza virus 5 (4.5%) 23 (8.5%) 0.2 2 (3.6%) 3 (5.3%) 1.0
Coronavirus 7 (6.3%) 17 (6.3%) 1.0 4 (7.3%) 3 (5.3%) 0.7
Respiratory syncytial virus 3 (2.7%) 19 (7.0%) 0.1 3 (5.5%) 0 (0%) 0.1
Human metapneumovirus 3 (2.7%) 5 (1.9%) 0.7 2 (3.6%) 1 (1.8%) 0.6
Adenovirus 1 (0.89%) 1 (0.37%) 0.5 1 (1.8%) 0 (0%) 0.5
Bocavirus 1 (0.89%) 0 (0%) Na 1 (1.8%) 0 (0%) 0.5
1 or more viruses 34 (30%) 107 (40%) 0.09 18 (33%) 16 (28%) 0.6
2 or more viruses 7 (6.3%) 13 (4.8%) 0.6 4 (7.3%) 3 (5.3%) 0.7
  1. χ < 2 test and Fischer exact test (when counts < 5) were used
  2. Data expressed as n (%)