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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor levels in patients with burn injuries and inhalation trauma requiring mechanical ventilation: an observational cohort study

  Patients with burn injuries with inhalation trauma (n= 11) Control patients (n= 15) P value
Age (years) 38 (26-43) 74 (62-77) < 0.001a
Male sex (%) 72.7 66.7 0.75
LIS on admission 1.38 (0.94-1.75)b 1.25 (1.00-1.75) 0.82
Burn injuries    
   TBSA (%) 25 (14-48) - -
   TBSA third-degree burns (%) 8 (1-39.5) - -
Admission diagnosis    -
   Burn injuries with inhalation trauma 11 -  
   Postoperative complication - 1  
   Neurologic - 3  
   Sepsis - 1  
   Asthma cardiale (after MI) - 1  
   Trauma - 2  
   Resuscitation after cardiac arrest - 7  
  1. Data represent median (interquartile range). Comparison between groups was done by using the Mann-Whitney U test. LIS, Lung Injury Score; MI, myocardial infarction; TBSA, total body surface area burned. aSignificant. bLung Injury Score of one patient was missing.