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Table 3 Outcomes of patients with septic shock in the entire study cohort and propensity-matched sample

From: Activated protein C in septic shock: a propensity-matched analysis

  Overall,
n= 563
n (%)
Treated matched,
n= 108
n (%)
Untreated matched,
n= 108
n (%)
P a
Main outcomes     
   Length of stay, median days, (IQR)b 22 (12, 39) 19.5 (11, 33) 27 (12, 45) 0.11
   Hospital mortality 266 (47.2) 38 (35.2) 57 (53.8) 0.005
Intensive care unit outcomes     
   Mortality 226 (40.1) 36 (33.3) 47 (43.5) 0.09
   Length of stay, median days, (IQR) 9.3 (4.0, 21.3) 11 (6, 22) 11.3 (4.5, 28) 0.90
   Days on ventilator, median, (IQR) 8.8 (3.7, 22.6) 9 (6, 22) 8.7 (4.3, 24) 0.80
   Days on vasopressors, median, (IQR) 2 (1, 3) 2 (1, 4) 2 (1, 3) 0.90
Complications     
   Gastrointestinal bleeding 9 (1.6) 3 (2.8) 0 (0.0) 1.00
   Intracranial bleeding 1 (0.2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.00
   Minor transfusion 216 (38.4) 38 (35.2) 45 (41.7) 0.27
   Major transfusion 45 (8.5) 4 (3.7) 10 (9.3) 0.09
   Any transfusion(minor and/or major) 243 (43.2) 41 (38.0) 50 (46.3) 0.16
  1. a The P- value for treated matched vs. untreated matched adjusted for matching by propensity.
  2. b IQR, interquartile range.