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Table 2 Referring specialty (developmental set)

From: Identification of high-risk subgroups in very elderly intensive care unit patients

Referring specialty Survivors (n = 3,145) Non-survivors (n = 1,433)
Internal medicine 343 (10.9%) 307 (21.4%)
Cardiology 192 (6.1%) 187 (13.0%)
Pulmonary diseases 91 (2.9%) 69 (4.8%)
Neurology 42(1.3%) 43 (3.0%)
Surgery 1,249 (39.7%) 627 (43.7%)
Cardiothoracic surgery 889 (28.3%) 97 (6.8%)
Neurosurgery 40 (1.3%) 16 (1.1%)
Other 299 (9.5%) 82 (5.7%)
Admission type   
   Medical 737 (24%) 723 (51%)
   Unplanned surgery 497 (16%) 323 (23%)
   Planned surgery 1,861 (60%) 359 (26%)
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