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Table 4 Patient outcomes in surgical and medical subsets

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

Outcomes Medical Surgical
  Successful extubation Failed extubation P Successful extubation Failed extubation P
n 83 38   10 22  
ICU LOS postextubation (days) 1 (0–1) 8 (5–15) <0.01 2 (1–4) 12 (9–17) <0.01
Hospital LOS postextubation (days) 5 (3–10) 15 (11–19) <0.01 6 (9–14) 18 (16–29) <0.01
Hospital mortality (%) 8 (9.6) 5 (13.2) 0.560 1 (10) 6 (27.3) 0.230
Total hospital charges (×US$1000) 26.5 ± 17.0 49.7 ± 30.0 <0.01 26.8 ± 9.0 81.6 ± 47 <0.01
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation, median (interquartile range) or n (%). ICU, intensive care unit; LOS, length of stay.