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Table 2 Clinical outcomes of total cohort and patients with and without sVARI

From: Suspected ventilator-associated respiratory infection in severely ill patients: a prospective observational study

  Total cohort (271) No VARI (238) Suspected VARI (77) PaValue
ICU mortality number (%) 92 (34.1) 63(33.3) 29(37.7) 0.50
Median number of days on ventilator (IQR) 6 (4 to 12) 6(3 to 10)b 9(6 to 15) 0.0002
Median number of days in ICU (IQR) 12 (7 to 23) 11(7 to 20) 18(11 to 36) <0.001
Median number of days in hospital (IQR) 39 (19 to 80) 34(16 to 69) 60(33 to 129) <0.001
  1. aP value relates to patients with and without suspected VARI; b21 patients (11%) with missing data for vent days. IQR, interquartile range; VARI, ventilator-associated respiratory infection.