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Table 1 PROGRESS demographics

From: The international PROGRESS registry of patients with severe sepsis: drotrecogin alfa (activated) use and patient outcomes

Variable DrotAA
n = 882
Non-DrotAA
n = 11,610
Total
n = 12,492
P value
Gender (male), n (%) 511 (57.9) 6903 (59.5) 7414 (59.3) 0.38
Age, years 57.6 (± 16.8) 60.6 (± 17.5) 60.3 (± 17.5) <0.001
Ethnicity, n (%): (n = 777) (n = 10,247) (n = 11,204) <0.001
   Caucasian 479 (61.6) 4933 (47.3) 5412 (48.3)  
   Hispanic 127 (16.3) 2353 (22.6) 2480 (22.1)  
   East/South East Asia 55 (7.1) 2091 (20.1) 2146 (19.2)  
   Other 48 (6.2) 283 (2.7) 331 (3.0)  
   African descent 40 (5.1) 194 (1.9) 234 (2.1)  
   Western Asia 28 (3.6) 573 (5.5) 601 (5.4)  
Region, n (%): (n = 882) (n = 11,610) (n = 12,492) <0.001
   US/Canada 307 (34.8) 1666 (14.3) 1973 (15.8)  
   European Union 187 (21.2) 2492 (21.5) 2679 (21.4)  
   Other 388 (44.0) 7452 (64.2) 7840 (62.8)  
Referral pattern, n (%): (n = 876) (n = 11,535) (n = 12,410) <0.001
   ICU transfer from ER 238 (27.2) 2522 (21.9) 2760 (22.2)  
   ICU transfer from ward 206 (23.5) 3214 (27.9) 3420 (27.6)  
   ICU transfer from OR 156 (17.8) 2408 (20.9) 2564 (20.7)  
   ICU transfer from other hospital 143 (16.3) 1515 (13.1) 1658 (13.4)  
   ICU transfer from other ICU 47 (5.4) 338 (2.9) 385 (3.1)  
   Direct to ICU from community 40 (4.6) 790 (6.8) 830 (6.7)  
   Direct to ICU from intermediate care 40 (4.6) 654 (5.7) 694 (5.6)  
   ICU transfer from another chronic care facility 4 (0.5) 51 (0.4) 55 (0.4)  
   Other/unknown 2 (0.2) 42 (0.4) 44 (0.4)  
  1. DrotAA = drotrecogin alfa (activated); ER = emergency room; ICU = intensive care unit; OR = operating room; PROGRESS = Promoting Global Research Excellence in Severe Sepsis.