Statistical analysis: results of statistical analysis of abscess size and duration of hospitalisation with various clinical and laboratory variables using multivariate analysis. Association of these variables with mortality was studied using Chi-square test, which has also been given (only data with significant associations has been given).
| ||Parameter||Correlation coefficient||P value|
|Duration of hospitalisation (morbidity indicators)||Duration of fever|| ||0.02|
|Duration of fever|| ||0.001|
|Pleural effusion|| ||0.028|