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Table 2 Outcome comparison of patients that survived to hospital discharge

From: Adrenal insufficiency in prolonged critical illness

  Cortisol < 15 μg/dl (n = 6) Cortisol ≥15 μg/dl (n = 19) Kaplan-Meier (P) Cox regressiona (P)
Duration of mechanical ventilation (days) 66 (119) 16 (24) 0.032 0.055
ICU LOS (days) 37 (27) 20 (26) 0.157 0.160
Hospital LOS (days) 71 (88) 41 (41) 0.045 0.004
  1. Values are presented as median (interquartile range). aAdjusted for age, sex, etiology of ICU admission, and APACHE II score at ICU admission. ICU, intensive care unit; LOS, length of stay.