Skip to main content

Table 1 Details of patients studied

From: Health-related quality of life scores after intensive care are almost equal to those of the normal population: a multicenter observational study

  Total study group   No comorbidity   Comorbidity 1 disease   Comorbidity >1 disease  
  (n = 780) Range (n = 234) Range (n = 316) Range (n = 230) Range
No of men/women (%) 444/336 (56.9)   131/103 (56.0)   181/135 (57.3)   132/98 (57.4)  
Age (years) 46.4 (15.8) 52.5 (15.8) 48.0 (17.3) 18–74 52.9 (15.2) 19–74 56.4 (14.0) 19–74
APACHE II score 14.8 (7.6) 0-43 12.7 (7.1) 0–34 15.2 (7.5) 0–42 16.6 (7.9) 0–43
Stay in ICU (hours) 129.9 (178.6) 24–1845 100.9 (112.2) 24–665 135.3 (182.2) 24–1,170 152.0 (220.5) 24–1,845
Stay in hospital (days) 14.8 (20.3) 1–231 11.9 (14.4) 1–115 15.4 (19.6) 1–124 16.9 (25.4) 1–231
Time on ventilator (hours) 66.6 (158.6) 0–1753 38.8 (96.9) 0–625 69.0-152.0 0–1,054 91.6 (207.1) 0–1,753
Disease (%)         
Cancer 86 (11.0)        
Diabetes 102 (13.1)        
Cardiovascular 131 (16.8)        
 Gastrointestinal 89 (11.4)        
Miscellaneous 523 (67.1)        
No. of diseases (%)         
0 234 (30)        
1 316 (40.5)        
>1 230 (29.5)        
  1. APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic health Evaluation; ICU, Intensive Care Unit.
  2. Data are expressed as mean (SD) or N (%), unless otherwise stated.