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Table 2 Demographic details of patients who received a statin

From: Acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome in Ireland: a prospective audit of epidemiology and management

Parameter Received a statin Did not receive a statin P
Age (years; mean ± SD) 67.8 (12.4) 56.7 (17.5) 0.01
Male (n [%]) 13 (56.5) 106 (62.0) 0.61
SOFA score on day ALI/ARDS diagnosed (mean ± SD) 8.1 (3.9) 8.9 (4.1) 0.39
PaO2/FiO2 ratio (mean ± SD) 20.7 (8.9) 23.0 (9.1) 0.24
Plateau pressure (cmH2O; mean ± SD) 23.6 (5.8) 21.2 (6.9) 0.13
pH (mean ± SD) 7.37 (0.10) 7.33 (0.16) 0.24
PCO2 (kPa; mean ± SD) 6.0 (1.5) 5.8 (1.6) 0.59
PEEP (cmH2O; mean ± SD) 8.3 (3.2) 7.6 (2.7) 0.29
  1. ALI, acute lung injury; ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; FiO2, fraction of inspired oxygen; PaO2, arterial oxygen tension; PaCO2, arterial carbon dioxide tension; PEEP, positive end-expiratory pressure; SD, standard deviation; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.