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Table 3 Demographic data for subgroup of ventilated patients able to be screened for delirium (n = 27)

From: Routine delirium monitoring in a UK critical care unit

  Delirious Not delirious
Number of patients (%) 17 (63%) 10 (37%)
Age, years 70 (56 to 76) 72 (45 to 76)
Male 12 (50%) 5 (50%)
APACHE II 23 (18 to 34) 19 (9 to 35)
Deaths 4 1
Mortality 24% 10%
  1. Data are n (%) or median (interquartile range).
  2. APACHE = acute physiology and chronic health evaluation.