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Table 1 Patient characteristics with severe systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)

From: Prognostic impact of fecal pH in critically ill patients

Characteristics Value
Age (years) 59.0 ± 19.2a
Sex (male/female) 91/47
APACHE II 16.8 ± 7.4a
Origins of SIRS  
   Sepsis 95
   Pneumonia 31
   Necrotizing fasciitis 20
   Enteritis 6
   Peritonitis 26
   Catheter infection 7
   Meningitis 2
   Mediastinitis 3
Trauma 31
   Head and neck 15
   Thorax 4
   Abdomen 8
   Pelvis 4
Burn 12
  1. aMean ± standard deviation (SD); n = 138.