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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Serum resistin levels in critically ill patients are associated with inflammation, organ dysfunction and metabolism and may predict survival of non-septic patients

Parameter All ICU patients Sepsis Non-sepsis
Number 170 122 48
Sex (number male/number female) 111/59 81/41 30/18
Sex (% male/female) 65/35 66/34 62/38
Age median (years; range) 63 (18 to 86) 64 (20 to 86) 59.9 (18 to 79)
BMI median (range) 25.8 (14 to 59.5) 25.99 (14 to 59.5) 25.1 (17.5 to 53.3)
Median days ICU (range) 8.5 (1 to 137) 10 (1 to 137) 6 (1 to 45)
Median days hospital (range) 27 (2 to 151) 30 (2 to 151) 14 (2 to 85)
Death ICU n (%) 54 (31.8) 42 (34.4) 12 (25)
Survival ICU n (%) 116 (68.2) 80 (65.6) 36 (75)
Death follow-up n (%) 88 (51.8) 64 (52.5) 24 (50)
Survival follow-up n (%) 82 (48.2) 58 (47.5) 24 (50)
Ventilation, n (yes/no) 113/57 82/40 31/17
Median ventilation time hours (range) 66
(0 to 2966)
127.5
(0 to 2966)
31
(0 to 755)
Median CRP (mg/dl; range) 90.5
(5 to 230)
129.5
(5 to 230)
14.5
(5 to 164)
Median creatinine (mg/dl; range) 1.7
(0.1 to 14.1)
1.9
(0.1 to 14.1)
1.3
(0.3 to 13.1)
Median cystatin C (mg/l; range) 1.83
(0.41 to 7.30)
1.98
(0.41 to 6.33)
1.34
(0.41 to 7.30)
Median lactate (nmol/l; range) 1.7
(0.4 to 21.9)
1.7
(0.4 to 21.9)
2.1
(0.7 to 18.1)
Median APACHE II score (range) 14
(0 to 31)
14
(0 to 31)
15
(0 to 31)
Median SAPS-2 score (range) 44
(0 to 80)
45
(0 to 79)
41
(13 to 80)
  1. APACHE = Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; BMI = body mass index; CRP = C = reactive protein; ICU = intensive care unit; SAPS = simplified acute physiology score.