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Table 3 Length of stay in the Case Mix Programme unit by patient factors

From: Case mix and outcomes for admissions to UK adult, general critical care units with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a secondary analysis of the ICNARC Case Mix Programme Database

  n Length of stay (days; median [IQR])
Age>   
   <55 484 3.6 (1.6–8.9)
   55–60 410 4.7 (1.9–9.6)
   60–64 574 4.1 (1.7–9.5)
   65–69 761 4.5 (1.9–9.6)
   70–74 785 4.2 (1.6–10.7)
   75–79 557 3.0 (1.0–7.2)
   80+ 167 3.1 (1.3–7.2)
CPR before admissiona   
   No 3411 4.1 (1.6–9.5)
   Yes 307 3.5 (1.1–8.8)
Intubation statusb   
   Not intubated 697 1.3 (0.6–2.6)
   Probably intubated 276 2.0 (0.8–5.4)
   Definitely intubated 2765 5.7 (2.5–11.4)
Organ system failures   
   None 454 2.5 (1.0–7.6)
   1 Respiratory 1688 4.0 (1.9–9.4)
   1 Other 251 3.3 (1.0–8.6)
   2 1036 5.1 (2.0–10.6)
   3+ 309 2.2 (0.8–7.5)
  1. aDuring 24 hours prior to unit admission. bDuring first 24 hours following unit admission. CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation; IQR, interquartile range.