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Table 4 Chest radiograph and pulmonary auscultation comparison between pertussis and pertussis - like syndrome

From: Pathogen analysis of pertussis-like syndrome in children

 pertussis-like group
n = 132
B. pertussis group
n = 149
Χ2P
Chest radiograph
 Patchy shadows90 (68.2%)102 (68.5%)0.0021.000
 diffuse interstitial infiltrations42 (31.8%)47 (31.5%)
pulmonary auscultation
 moist rales41 (31.1%)41 (27.5%)13.7060.003
 wheezing11 (8.3%)12 (8.1%)
 moist rales+wheezing8 (6.1%)32 (21.5%)
 none71 (53.8%)64 (43.0%)