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Table 2 Length of MV and mortality

From: Impact of mechanical ventilation in the elderly

Length of MV (days) n Age* APACHEII* Mortality*
Until 3 25 83.7 ± 4.0 21.5 ± 7.7 76%
4 or more 50 84.3 ± 3.8 20.7 ± 6.5 82%
  1. *P = NS.