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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population according to group allocation

From: Neutrophil apoptosis: a marker of disease severity in sepsis and sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome

Variables Uncomplicated sepsis (n = 16) Septic shock (n = 23) Sepsis-induced ARDS (n = 18) Mechanical ventilation (n = 20) Controls
(n = 44)
P valuea
Age (years, mean ± SEM) 57 ± 3.3 57 ± 4.5 46 ± 4.4 54 ± 3.5 43 ± 1.8 0.002
Male/Female (percentage) 62.5/37.5 52.2/47.8 50/50 55/45 50/50 0.93
Medical/Surgical (percentage) 50/50 52.2/47.8 50/50 55/45 75/25 -
  1. aAnalysis of variance or χ2 test. ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; SEM, standard error of the mean.