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Table 3 Comparison of chest CT findings between aspirators and non-aspirators

From: Effect of aspiration on the lungs in children: a comparison using chest computed tomography findings

  Food aspiration p-value Saliva aspiration p-value
Aspirator
(n = 48)
Non-aspirator
(n = 37)
Aspirator
(n = 26)
Non-aspirator
(n = 59)
Pneumonia
Yes 34 (70.83) 20 (54.05) 0.111 a 0.120 b 23 (88.46) 31(52.54) 0.002a > 0.001b
No 14 (29.17) 17 (45.95) 3 (11.54) 28 (47.46)
  1. The data are presented as the number (percentage) of participants.
  2. aThe p-value, based on the Pearson’s chi-squared test
  3. bThe p-value, based on the Fisher’s exact test
  4. CT, computed tomography; RC, regression coefficient; OR, odds ratio; 95% CI, 95 confidence interval; n.c., not calculated.