TABLE 2

Probability of bacteraemia in outpatients with community-acquired pneumonia

Risk factorsProbability %
None0.7
Age ≥50 years2.3
Pleuritic pain3.0
C-reactive protein ≥22.945 mg·dL−17.1
Age ≥50 years + pleuritic pain8.8
Age ≥50 years + C-reactive protein ≥22.945 mg·dL−119.4
Pleuritic pain + C-reactive protein ≥22.945 mg·dL−123.6
Age ≥50 years + pleuritic pain + C-reactive protein ≥22.945 mg·dL−149.4