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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with severe sepsis

From: Impact of HIV/AIDS on care and outcomes of severe sepsis

Characteristica HIV/AIDS No HIV/AIDS
Number of admissions 7,638 66,382
Age   
   Mean (SD) 41.9 (8.4) 49.9 (11.3)
Sex   
   Female (%) 34 46
   Male (%) 66 54
Race   
   White (%) 20 56
   Black (%) 49 18
   Hispanic (%) 14 7
   Other or not reported (%) 17 19
Insurance   
   Commercial (%) 16 42
   Medicaid/Medicare (%) 48 20
   Other (%)b 36 38
Admission type   
   Medical (%) 88 69
   Surgical (%) 12 31
Teaching hospital 76 61
Number of comorbiditiesc   
   0 (%) 70 49
   ≥1 (%) 30 51
Organ system failures   
   Respiratory (%) 35 47
   Cardiac (%) 16 22
   Hematologic (%) 37 25
   Neurologic (%) 10 7
   Renal (%) 28 24
   Hepatic (%) 2 2
Number of organ system failuresd   
   0 (%) 0 0
   1 (%) 78 78
   2 (%) 17 17
   ≥3 (%) 5 5
Infection   
   Respiratory (%) 45 42
   Opportunistic (%) 53 9
  1. aThe p value for difference between patients with and without HIV/AIDS is ≤ 0.0001 for all characteristics unless otherwise noted. b0.0001 < p ≤ 0.0500. cNumber excludes HIV/AIDS. dp > 0.0500.