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Table 2 30-day and one-year mortality in CAP cases in different cancer subtypes

From: Burden of community-acquired pneumonia, predisposing factors and health-care related costs in patients with cancer

30-day mortality
Cancer subtype n CAP cases n deaths 30-day mortality (%) Lower 95% CI Upper 95% CI
 Lung cancer 1531 306 20.0 18.0 22.1
 Hematological malignancy 732 124 16.9 14.3 19.9
 Breast cancer 359 26 7.2 4.8 10.4
 Cancer of the gastro-intestinal tract 666 123 18.5 15.6 21.6
 Renal cancer & cancer of the urinary tract 371 67 18.1 14.3 22.4
One-year mortality
Cancer subtype n CAP cases n deaths 365-day mortality (%) Lower 95% CI Upper 95% CI
 Lung cancer 1531 972 63.5 61.0 65.9
 Hematological malignancy 732 308 42.1 38.5 45.7
 Breast cancer 359 71 19.8 15.8 24.3
 Cancer of the gastro-intestinal tract 666 313 47.0 43.2 50.9
 Renal cancer & cancer of the urinary tract 371 184 49.6 44.4 54.8
  1. CAP Community-acquired pneumonia, CI Confidence interval