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Table 1

From: Lactic versus nonlactic metabolic acidosis: outcomes in critically ill patients

  All cases SBE < -2 Lactic acidosis SIG acidosis Hyperchloremic
n 546 237 205 104
% of acidosis 100 43 38 19
ICU LOS days (survivors) 18.02 19.38 21.41 14.42
LOS days (survivors) 31.2 33.2 33.6 29.3
Mortality (%) 46 57 40 30