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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and outcome of the enrolled patients (n = 624)

From: The impact of body temperature abnormalities on the disease severity and outcome in patients with severe sepsis: an analysis from a multicenter, prospective survey of severe sepsis

Characteristic Value
Age, years 72 (61 – 81)
Gender, male/female 391/233
APACHE II score 23 (17 – 29)
SOFA score 8 (6 – 11)
MODS, n (%) 144 (23.1)
Septic shock, n (%) 282 (45.2)
Admission category  
  Medical 519 (83.2%)
  Trauma 27 (4.3%)
  Surgery 19 (3.0%)
  Burns 19 (3.0%)
  Other 40 (6.4%)
Site of Infection  
  Pulmonary 261 (41.8%)
  Intra-abdominal 133 (21.3%)
  Urinary 78 (12.5%)
  Skin/soft tissue 78 (12.5%)
  Meningitis 15 (2.4%)
  Catheter-related 11 (1.8%)
  Bone/joint 10 (1.6%)
  Infective endocarditis 3 (0.5%)
  Other 25 (4.0%)
28-day mortality, n (%) 144 (23.1%)
Hospital mortality, n (%) 184 (29.5%)
  1. Values are presented as median (IQR) or number (%). APACHE, acute physiology and chronic health evaluation; SOFA, sequential organ failure assessment; MODS, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome.