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Table 2 Demographic data, variables and outcome data; comparisons of sepsis patients with EGDT study [8] data

From: The incidence of low venous oxygen saturation on admission to the intensive care unit: a multi-center observational study in The Netherlands

Variable Present cohort (n = 263) Sepsis (n = 125) EGDT study (n = 263) p Valuea,b
Age (years) 67.3 ± 14.2 68.9 ± 13.5 65.7 ± 17.2 0.01*
Female (%) 41 38 49.4  
Male (%) 59 62 50.6  
Heart rate (beats/min) 107 ± 27 115 ± 26 115 ± 29 1.0
CVP (mmHg) 9.8 ± 5.4 10.8 ± 4.9 5.7 ± 8.5 < 0.01*
MAP (mmHg) 58 ± 16 60 ± 13 75 ± 25 < 0.01*
ScvO2 (%) 72.0 ± 12.3 74.0 ± 10.2 48.9 ± 12.3 < 0.01*
Lactate (mmol/l) 3.3 ± 3.3 2.7 ± 2.2 7.3 ± 4.6 < 0.01*
Arterial pH 7.33 ± 0.12 7.35 ± 0.10 7.32 ± 0.18 0.42
Hematocrit (%) 31.0 ± 7.0 30.3 ± 6.9 34.7 ± 8.5 < 0.01*
APACHE II score 21.5 ± 8.5 20.9 ± 7.3 20.9 ± 7.2 1.0
SOFA score 9.5 ± 3.6 9.6 ± 3.0   
In-hospital mortality (%) 31.0 26.0   
   Standard therapy    46.5  
   EGDT    30.5  
  1. Data are presented as means ± SD. aUnpaired t test; bsepsis subgroup vs EGDT study. *Statistically significant difference. APACHE II, Acute Physiology, Age and Chronic Health Evaluation; CVP, central venous pressure; EGDT, early goal-directed therapy; MAP, mean arterial pressure; ScvO2, central venous oxygen saturation; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.