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Table 3 Demographic-subgroup analysis for each discharge category and the study population

From: Construct validity of the Chelsea critical care physical assessment tool: an observational study of recovery from critical illness

  Whole population Home with no rehab needs Home with community support Short-stay rehabilitation facility (<6 weeks) Long-stay rehabilitation facility (>6 weeks) Nursing home level of care Nonsurvival from ICU Nonsurvival from hospital
N [%] 499 171 [34.3%] 131 [26.3%] 28 [5.6%] 25 [5.0%] 27 [5.4%] 80 [16.0%] 37 [7.4%]
Age (mean (SD)) 62.3 [18.31] 56.2 [17.41] 63.4 [18.33] 72.5 [12.1] 56.0 [15.8] 56.6 [24.56] 68.4 [16.37] 72 [14.04]
APACHE II (median (IQR)) 16 [10–20] 14 [11-18] 16 [13–21] 17 [13–20] 17 [11–20] 17 [16–24] 22 [18–24] 18 [16–22]
Mean ICU length of stay (SD) 11.54 [16.18] 6.44 [5.48] 11.27 [12.86] 21.7 [26.6] 33.28 [41.6] 15.0 [17.5] 13.0 [12.3] 8.74 [7.8]
Median ICU length of stay (days (IQR)) 6 [4-12] 4.5 [3-8] 6.8 [3-14] 9 [4–31] 14.2 [9–43] 7.1 [5–19] 9.3 [4-15] 5.9 [4-11]
Diagnosis (n (1%))         
- Cardiac arrest 19 [3.8%] 1 [0.6%] 5 [3.8%] 0 0 2 [7.4%] 10 [12.5%] 1 [2.7%]
- Chronic cardiovascular disease 21 [4.2%] 2 [1.2%] 11 [8.4%] 3 [10.7%] 1 [4%] 2 [7.4%] 0 2 [7.4%]
- Cardiovascular dysfunction 19 [3.8%] 7 [4.1%] 4 [3.1%] 3 [10.7%] 0 1 [3.7%] 4 [5%] 0
- Cardiovascular monitoring 9 [1.8%] 4 [2.3%] 2 [1.5%] 0 0 0 1 [1,3%] 2 [7.4%]
- Diabetic ketoacidosis 3 [0.6%] 3 [1.8%] 0 [0%] 0 0 0 0 0
- Gastrointestinal dysfunction 67 [13.4%] 25 [14.6%] 20 [12.3%] 4 [14.3%] 1 [4%] 3 [11.1%] 8 [10%] 6 [22.2%]
- Gastrointestinal surgery 38 [7.6%] 18 [10.5%] 12 [9.2%] 2 [7.1%] 0 2 [7.4%] 4 [5%] 0
- Metabolic/Renal system dysfunction 39 [7.8%] 11 [6.4%] 11 [8.4%] 6 [21.4%] 3 [12%] 0 6 [7.5%] 2 [7.4%]
- Neurological system dysfunction 30 [6.0%] 5 [2.3%] 8 [6.1%] 1 [3.6%] 4 [16%] 3 [11.1%] 6 [7.5%] 3 [11.1%]
- Poisoning 4 [0.8%] 4 [2.3%] 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Hemorrhage 11 [2.2%] 7 [4.1%] 0 0 0 0 1[1.3%] 3 [11.1%]
- Respiratory system dysfunction 148 [29.7%] 54 [32%] 37 [28.3%] 6 [21.4%] 5 [20%] 9 [33.3%] 24 [30%] 13 [48.1%]
- Sepsis 70 [14.0%] 25 [14.6%] 16 [12.2%] 2 [7.1%] 7 [28%] 1 [3.7%] 14 [17.5%] 5 [18.5%]
- Trauma 10 [2.0%] 0 3 [2.3%] 1 [3.6%] 2 [8%] 4 [14.8%] 0 [0%] 0
- Other 11 [2.2%] 5 [2.9%] 2 [1.5%] 0 2 [8%] 0 2 [2.5%] 0