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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Spontaneous hypothermia on intensive care unit admission is a predictor of unfavorable neurological outcome in patients after resuscitation: an observational cohort study

Characteristic ICU admission temperature
< 35.0°C
N = 49
ICU admission temperature
≥35.0°C
N = 56
P-value
Age, median (IQR) 64 (51 to 71) 60 (53 to 72) 0.82
Male gender, n (%) 36 (73) 42 (75) 0.86
Location of cardiac arrest    
   Out of hospital, n (%) 48 (98) 42 (75) < 0.005
Presenting rhythm    
   VT/VF, n (%) 33 (67) 44 (79) 0.20
APACHE II score, median (IQR) 21 (15 to 29) 28 (21 to 32) 0.03
Predicted mortality (%) 49 (25 to 75) 70 (40 to 80) < 0.01
SOFA score on admission, median (IQR) 8 (6 to 11) 7 (6 to 9) 0.23
Unfavorable outcome (GOS 1 to 3), n (%) 34 (69) 28 (50) 0.04
  1. ICU, Intensive Care Unit; IQR, interquartile range; VT, ventricular tachycardia; VF, ventricular fibrillation; APACHE, Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment; GOS, Glasgow Outcome Scale.