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Table 2 Patient demographics

From: The outcome of extubation failure in a community hospital intensive care unit: a cohort study

Parameters Total cohort Successful extubation Failed extubation
n 153 93 60
Age (years) 70 (60–78) 70 (60–77) 70 (59–79)
Male (n [%]) 70 (45.8) 37 (39.7) 33 (55)
APACHE II score 21 (17–28) 21 (17–29) 21 (16–26)
Etiology of respiratory failure
   Pulmonary 105 (68.6) 67 (72) 38 (63.3)
   Cardiac 14 (9.2) 10 (10.8) 4 (6.7)
   Neurologic 10 (6.5 5 (5.4) 5 (8.3)
   Renal 2 (1.3) 2 (2.2) 0 (0)
   Other 16 (10.5) 6 (6.5) 10 (16.7)
Surgical service 32 (20.9) 10 (10.8) 22 (36.7)
   Gastrointestinal 15 (9.8) 3 (3.2) 12 (20.0)
   Vascular 8 (5.3) 2 (2.2) 6 (10.0)
   Thoracic 6 (6.9) 2 (2.2) 4 (6.7)
   Obstetric/gynecologic 1 (0.6) 1 (1.1) 0 (0.0)
Days before initiation of weaning 1 (0.5–2) 1.25 (1–2.4) 1 (0.5–2)
Pre-extubation (days) 3 (1–7) 4 (2–7) 2 (1–5)
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile range) or as n (%). APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation.