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Table 1 Chi-square of risk factor indicators to ARF

From: Risk factors and mortality associated with acute respiratory failure in the ICU

  Acute respiratory failure (n (%))   
Risk factor At admission (n = 336) During ICU stay (n = 26) No (n = 144) χ2 P value
Pneumonia 73 (85.9) 0 (0) 2 (14.1) 18.58 <0.001
Pulmonary embolism 23 (92) 1 (4) 1 (4) 8.2 0.016
Hypovolemic shock 8 (44.4) 3 (16.7) 7 (38.9) 6.9 0.031