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Table 1 Demographic data, indication for endotracheal intubation, and level of laryngoscopist training during baseline and intervention

From: Endotracheal intubation using the C-MAC® video laryngoscope or the Macintosh laryngoscope: A prospective, comparative study in the ICU

  Macintosh laryngoscopy (n= 140) C-MAC® video laryngoscope (n= 134) P value
Age (years) 62.9 ± 15.6 63.8 ± 16.7 0.66
Gender (male/female) 87/53 86/48 0.73
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.9 ± 7.6 26.7 ± 6.4 0.85
Sequential Organ Failure Assessment II score 8.7 ± 4.7 9.2 ± 4.5 0.40
Simplified Acute Physiology Score 38.2 ± 14.8 33.9 ± 13.6 0.03
Indication for endotracheal intubation    
   Respiratory insufficiency 83 86 0.90
   Reduced consciousness 8 9 1.0
   Pre-interventional 9 7 0.61
   Cardiopulmonary resuscitation 3 2 0.68
   Others 13 2 0.003
   Endotracheal tube change 11 22 0.06
   Indication not documented 13 6 0.20
Experience of the laryngoscopist    
   < 3 years 37 52 0.02
   > 4 years 20 33 0.03
   Specialist 83 49 0.0002
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation or n.