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Table 1 Demographic data for 71 patients admitted consecutively and screened prospectively for delirium

From: Routine delirium monitoring in a UK critical care unit

  Delirious Not delirious
Number of patients (%) 22 (31%) 49 (69%)
Age, years 70 (56 to 76) 73 (60 to 77)
Male (%) 16 (72%) 34 (69%)
APACHE II 21 (17 to 30) 15 (11 to 20)
Deaths 8 5
Mortality (95% confidence interval) 36% (15 to 57%) 8% (3 to 16%)
  1. Data are n (%) or median (interquartile range).
  2. APACHE = acute physiology and chronic health evaluation.