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Table 1 Cohort description.

From: A retrospective cohort pilot study to evaluate a triage tool for use in a pandemic

  Hospital A Hospital B Total P
N 113 121 234  
Age, mean (sd) 60.4 (18.0) 59.3 (19.0) 59.8 (18.5)  
Age range 21-96 19-92 19-96  
Gender; n (% female) 58 (51.3) 42 (34.7) 100 (42.7) 0.10
Ventilated; n (%) 72 (63.7) 90 (74.4) 162 (69.2) 0.08
Hypotension; n (%) 11 (9.7) 1 (0.8) 12 (5.1) 0.002
Met triage inclusion 82 (72.6) 96 (79.3) 178 (76.1) 0.23
Met triage exclusion/MQS 45 (39.8) 48 (39.7) 93 (39.7) 0.98
ICU survival; n (%) 84 (74.3) 96 (79.3) 180 (76.9) 0.36
Hospital survival; n (%) 77 (68.1) 89 (73.6) 166 (70.9) 0.36
Hosp LOS; median (IQR) 9 (3, 20) 12 (5, 23) 10.5 (4, 21) 0.06
Ventilator days for patients meeting triage inclusion criteria; median (IQR); (n) 2 (1, 7)
(n = 82)
2.5 (1, 7)
(n = 96)
2 (1, 7)
(n = 178)
0.99
Ventilator days on protocol; median (IQR) 1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 5) 1 (0, 3) 0.24
ICU LOS for patients meeting triage inclusion criteria; median (IQR); (n) 3 (2, 9)
(n = 82)
5.5 (3, 11)
(n = 96)
5 (2, 10)
(n = 178)
0.07
ICU LOS on protocol; median (IQR) 2 (0, 3) 3 (0, 7.5) 2 (0, 5) 0.05
  1. ICU = intensive care unit; IQR = inter quartile range; LOS = length of stay; MQS = minimum qualifications for survival; n = number; sd = standard deviation.