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Table 1 Characteristics of PCP patients without HIV infection (n = 21)

From: Non-HIV Pneumocystis pneumonia: do conventional community-acquired pneumonia guidelines under estimate its severity?

Characteristics Patients  
  n %
Sex  
  Male 11 52.4
  Female 10 47.6
Underlying disease  
  Rheumatic and autoimmune diseases 12 57.1
  Malignancy 10 47.6
  Diabetes mellitus 4 19.0
  Chronic pulmonary diseases 6 28.6
  Heart diseases 4 19.0
  Cerebrovascular diseases 2 9.5
  Renal diseases 2 9.5
  Liver disease 2 9.5
Long-term glucocorticoids alone 4 19.0
Immunosuppressants alone /chemotherapeutic agents alone 6 28.6
Long-term glucocorticoids combined with chemotherapeutic/immunosuppressive agents 7 33.3
PCP prophylaxis 1 4.8
  1. Table 1 legend - PCP, Pneumocystis pneumonia; SD, standard deviation.