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Table 3 Outcome of 311 patients with severe sepsis

From: Incidence, organ dysfunction and mortality in severe sepsis: a Spanish multicentre study

Stay from diagnosis of severe sepsis, days, median (IQR)     p Valuea
   Survivors Non-survivors  
Hospital   35 (22 to 59) 15 (7 to 30) 0.000
Intensive care unit (ICU)   12 (5 to 23) 8 (3 to 18) 0.006
Pre ICU   1.5 (0 to 7) 2 (0 to 8) 0.287
Post ICU   15 (9 to 24) 10 (4 to 28) 0.298
Mortality   n (%) 95% CI  
Day 28   149 (47.9) 42.2 to 53.6  
ICU   150 (48.2) 42.5 to 53.9  
Hospital   169 (54.3) 48.6 to 60.0  
  n Hospital death (%) 95% CI  
Acquisition site:     0.655
   Intra ICU 51 30 (58.8) 44.2 to 72.4  
   Hospital 93 52 (55.9) 45.2 to 66.2  
   Community 167 87 (52.1) 44.2 to 59.9  
Admission category:     0.715
   Scheduled surgery 23 13 (56.5) 34.4 to 76.8  
   Medical 179 101 (56.4) 48.9 to 64.0  
   Unscheduled surgery 93 48 (51.6) 41.0 to 62.1  
   Traumatological 16 7 (43.8) 19.7 to 70.1  
Infection site:     0.008
   Abdomen 101 63 (62.4) 52.4 to 72.3  
   Lung 138 82 (59.4) 50.9 to 68.0  
   Soft tissues 8 4 (50) 15.7 to 84.3  
   Surgical wound 10 3 (30) 6.7 to 65.2  
   Catheter related 14 4 (28.6) 8.4 to 58.1  
   Urinary tract 20 4 (20) 5.7 to 43.7  
   Others 20 9 (45) 23.1 to 68.5  
  1. ap Value for comparison between survivors and non-survivors.
  2. CI, confidence interval; IQR, interquartile range.