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Table 3 Patient characteristics at enrollment

From: A prospective trial of elective extubation in brain injured patients meeting extubation criteria for ventilatory support: a feasibility study

Characteristic Early Extubation Delayed extubation
Number of patients 8 8
Number of women (%) 2 (25.0) 3 (37.5)
Age, years   
   Mean (SD) 64.2 (21.1) 54.6 (19.4)
   Range 36 to 92 30 to 93
Aetiology   
   Tumour 0 3
   Stroke 2 1
   Trauma 4 2
   ICH 1 1
   SAH 1 1
Glasgow coma score   
   Mean (SD) 6.6 (0.7) 6.6 (0.7)
   Range 6 to 8 5 to 7
Airway care score   
   Mean (SD) 5.4 (0.7) 4.8 (1.4)
   Range 4 to 6 3 to 6
  1. ICH = intracerebral haemorrhage; SAH = subarachnoid haemorrhage; SD = standard deviation.