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Table 3 Relative risk of mortality: comparison to patients with a minimum BG of 80 to 110 mg/dL

From: Mild hypoglycemia is independently associated with increased mortality in the critically ill

Minimum BG (mg/dL) Number of patients RR (95% CI) P-value
< 40 421 3.55 (3.02 to 4.17) < 0.0001
40 to 55 789 2.70 (2.31 to 3.14) < 0.0001
55 to 70 1,103 2.18 (1.87 to 2.53) < 0.0001
70 to 80 854 1.43 (1.18 to 1.73) 0.0002
80 to 110 2,383 Reference  
≥ 110 690 1.35 (1.10 to 1.66) 0.0046
  1. BG, blood glucose; CI, confidence interval; RR, relative risk