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Table 2 Patient characteristics (data are shown as the median value with interquartile or in absolute value with percentage)

From: Fluid management and risk factors for renal dysfunction in patients with severe sepsis and/or septic shock

Gender (Male/Female) 257/131 (66/34)
Age (years) (median [interquartile]) 66 [54 to 77]
SAPS II at admission (median [interquartile]) 44 [37 to 56]
SOFA at admission (median [interquartile]) 7 [5 to 9]
ODIN score at admission (median [interquartile]) 3 [3 to 4]
Type of admission   
   Medical (n, %) 257 66
   Elective surgery (n, %) 16 4
   Emergency surgery (n, %) 115 30
Site of causative infection   
   Pulmonary (n, %) 191 49
   Peritonitis (n, %) 76 20
   Biliary tract infection (n, %) 13 3
   Urinary tract infection (n, %) 39 10
   Blood (n, %) 39 10
   Central nervous system (n, %) 17 14
   Others (n, %) 48 12
Organ failure (with the duration of organ failure)   
   Cardiovascular (n, %) 332 86
   Duration (median [interquartile]) 4 [2-9]
   Respiratory (n, %) 336 87
Duration (median [interquartile]) 11 [5-21]
   Neurologic (n, %) 97 25
Duration (median [interquartile]) 6 [3-13]
  1. SAPS II, simplified acute physiology score II; SOFA, sequential organ dysfunction score.