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Table 2 Long-term survival after more than 28 days of intensive care therapy or after ICU discharge and in age-matched German general population

From: Acute and long-term survival in chronically critically ill surgical patients: a retrospective observational study

Time of assessment Survival
  1 year 2 years 3 years 5 years
After day 28 33.0% 27.0% 23.9% 19.8%
After ICU discharge (male and female) 61.8% 50.6% 44.7% 37.0%
After ICU discharge (male) 64.7% 53.8% 46.0% 37.7%
After ICU discharge (female) 53.8% 41.6% 41.6% 36.3%
General population (male, age 65 years)a 98.3% 96.5% 94.6% 90.3%
General population (female, age 65 years)a 99.2% 98.4% 97.4% 95.2%
  1. aData from Statistisches Bundesamt Wiesbaden, Germany [30].