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Table 1 Selected demographic and medical history variablesa

From: The association of near-infrared spectroscopy-derived tissue oxygenation measurements with sepsis syndromes, organ dysfunction and mortality in emergency department patients with sepsis

Patient demographic variables Group (N= 168)
  SHOCK ( n = 58) SEPSIS ( n = 60) Control ( n = 50)
Age, years 68 ± 16 (72) 55 ± 17 (52) 68 ± 16 (72)
Weight, lb 180 ± 58 (175) 194 ± 59 (184) 165 ± 41 (165)
Male sex, n (%) 38 (66%) 38 (63%) 24 (48%)
History of coronary artery disease, n (%) 17 (29%) 13 (22%) 12 (24%)
Myocardial Infarction, n (%) 8 (14%) 5 (8%) 6 (12%)
Hypertension, n (%) 34 (59%) 33 (55%) 28 (56%)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, n (%) 12 (21%) 10 (17%) 6 (12%)
Diabetes (any), n (%) 19 (33%) 17 (28%) 14 (28%)
Peripheral vascular disease, n (%) 3 (5%) 1 (2%) 4 (8%)
Renal disease, n (%) 15 (26%) 8 (13%) 10 (20%)
Serum lactate, mmol/L 3.5 ± 2.5 (3.0), 0.6 to 12.5 1.7 ± 1.1 (1.6), 0.4 to 5.2 1.4 ± 0.7 (1.1), 0.6 to 3.2
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 100 ± 26 (99) 123 ± 26 (123) 138 ± 28 (138)
Mean arterial pressure, mmHg 75 ± 19 (69), 32 to 127 89 ± 16 (88),
65 to 129
96 ± 16 (96), 62 to 136
Respiratory rate, breaths/minute 26 ± 12 (24), 7 to 95 22 ± 6 (20), 14 to 42 20 ± 12 (18), 13 to 98
SaO2, % 97 ± 2 (98) 97 ± 3 (97) 96 ± 6 (97)
Temperature, °F 99.8 ± 3.1 (100.2) 100.0 ± 2.0 (100.3) 97.4 ± 0.8 (97.4)
White blood cell count, ×103/μL 14.6 ± 9.9 (12.2) 13.5 ± 9.6 (12.7) 7.1 ± 2.3 (6.6)
  1. aSHOCK: the septic shock cohort (systolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg after fluid challenge); SEPSIS: the sepsis without shock cohort; Control: emergency department patients without infection; SaO2: oxygen saturation of arterial blood. Data are means ± SD (medians) unless otherwise indicated.