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Table 1 Patient characteristics and summary of main clinical outcomes in the on-demand and planned-relaparotomy groups [6]

From: Costs of relaparotomy on-demand versus planned relaparotomy in patients with severe peritonitis: an economic evaluation within a randomized controlled trial

Characteristic On demand Planned
APACHE II >20, n (%)a 16 (14) 19 (17)
Mannheim Peritonitis Index [28], mean (95% CI)a 27 (23 to 32) 29 (24 to 33)
One or more comorbidity present, n (%)a 64 (56) 72 (63)
Mortality at 1 year, n (%)b 32 (29) 41 (36)
Major morbidity in survivors, n (%)c 32 (40) 32 (44)
  1. aAt index admission (n = 229); bat follow up (n = 225); cin surviving patients (n = 152).