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Table 1 Baseline data of 101 patients in the septic group, 28 patients in the postoperative group and 18 individuals in the volunteer group

From: Cell death serum biomarkers are early predictors for survival in severe septic patients with hepatic dysfunction

Septic group  
Demographic data  
   Age, years 65.9 ± 12.4
(range = 28 to 97; median = 68; interquartile range = 60 to 74)
   Male sex 60 (59.4%)
Primary site of infection/septic focus  
   Lung 59 (58.4%)
   Gastrointestinal tract 4 (4.0%)
   Genitourinary tract 11 (10.9%)
   Surgical site 7 (6.9%)
   Other 11 (10.9%)
   Unknown 9 (8.9%)
Outcome  
   Survivor 52 (51.5%)
Postoperative group  
Demographic data  
   Age, years 62.3 ± 14.2
(range = 37 to 84; median = 64; interquartile range = 51.5 to 73)
   Male sex 15 (53.6%)
Primary site of surgery  
   Pancreas 13 (46.4%)
   Colon 5 (17.9%)
   Liver 2 (7.1%)
   Genitourinary 3 (10.7%)
   Other abdominal 5 (17.9%)
Volunteer group  
Demographic data  
   Age, years 34.5 ± 8.6
   Male sex 10 (55.6%)
  1. Data are presented by number (%) except for age, which is presented by mean ± standard deviation.