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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Local and systemic innate immune response to secondary human peritonitis

Patients Number = 66
Age (years) 59 (48 to 72)
Sex ratio F/M 36 (55%)/30 (45%)
Septic shock 23 (35%)
Average length of ICU stay (days) 20 ± 24 (1 to 109)
Community-acquired/post-operative 37 (56%)/29 (44%)
SAPS II 32.5 (18 to 48)
Overall ICU mortality 8 (12%)
Mortality among septic shock 8 (34%)
Nosocomial infections 31 (47%)
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD and/or (range) or as number (%). F, female; M, male; SAPS II, Simplified Acute Physiologic Score II.