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Table 1

From: Clinical characteristics of ventilator-associated pneumonia patients and control patients

Characteristics VAP (n = 28) Controls (n = 231) P value
Age (years), median 57 66 0.10
% male 85.7 74 0.17
Medical 24 171 0.17
Surgical 4 60 0.17
ICU stay (days) 30.79 ± 18.06 12.25 ± 14.97 0.000
Ventilation days 27.61 ± 20.19 10.41 ± 13.21 0.000
APACHE II score 16.50 ± 5.77 13.96 ± 7.39 0.04
Death risk (%) 21.39 33.32 0.02
Mortality rate (%) 32.14 51.52 0.053