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Table 2 Correlation between blood glucose level and various parameters on ICU admission

From: Correlation between high blood IL-6 level, hyperglycemia, and glucose control in septic patients

Glucose level (mg/dl) Overall (n= 153) Diabetes (n= 41) Nondiabetes (n= 112)
vs. age (years) 0.06 (0.47) 0.29 (0.06) 0.02 (0.81)
vs. APACHE II score 0.25 (0.01) 0.28 (0.07) 0.25 (0.01)
vs. SOFA score 0.09 (0.28) 0.09 (0.57) 0.06 (0.56)
vs. lactate (mg/dl) 0.03 (0.79) 0.02 (0.89) 0.08 (0.53)
vs. White blood cells (/mm3) 0.01 (0.92) 0.13 (0.40) 0.12 (0.23)
vs. C-reactive protein (mg/dl) 0.14 (0.09) 0.26 (0.10) 0.03 (0.79)
vs. IL-6 (pg/ml) 0.24 (0.01) 0.06 (0.62) 0.42 (< 0.01)
  1. Data expressed as correlation coefficient (P value). Pearson's product-moment correlation coefficients were calculated. APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; SOFA: Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.