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Table 2 Patient demographics (n = 484) on entry to the ICU

From: Four hour creatinine clearance is better than plasma creatinine for monitoring renal function in critically ill patients

Age, yrs 60 ± 17
Female, % (n) 39 (190)
Weight, kg 79 ± 19
Baseline pCr, mg/dl 0.86 (0.71, 1.06)
Baseline estimated CCl, ml/min 89 (66, 125)
APACHE II score 18 ± 6
SOFA score 6.3 ± 2.8
Hypotension, % (n) 23 (111)
pCr, mg/dl 1.0 (79.0, 1.36)
4-h CCl, ml/min 78 (48, 122)
Urine output, ml/kg/hr 1.0 (52, 2.14)
Urine creatinine, mg/dl 62 (30, 107)
Plasma cystatin C, mg/dl 86 (66, 1.2)
CKD, % (n) 14 (66)
Primary diagnosis, % (n)  
Abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture & repair 5 (22)
Abdominal surgery or inflammation 11 (51)
Burns 1 (5)
Cardiac arrest or failure 13 (63)
Cardiac surgery 13 (64)
Collapse, cause unknown 1 (3)
Neurological surgery, injury or seizure or haemorrhage 15 (71)
Other 1 (3)
Pulmonary or thoracic surgery or failure 13 (63)
Sepsis 20 (97)
Traumaa 9 (42)
  1. Shown are means ± SD or medians (lower quartile, upper quartile) for normal and non- normally distributed data, or percentage (n).
  2. pCr: plasma creatinine; CCl: creatinine clearance; CKD: chronic kidney disease; APACHE: acute physiology and chronic health evaluation SOFA: Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.