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Table 2 Neurological outcome as a function of location of cardiac arrest

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
Out of hospital, n 48 42  
   Unfavorable outcome (GOS 1 to 3), n (%) 33 (69) 18 (43) 0.02
   Favorable outcome (GOS 4 to 5), n (%) 14 (29) 22 (52)  
   Lost to follow up, n (%) 1 (2) 2 (5)  
In hospital, n 1 14  
   Unfavorable outcome (GOS 1 to 3), n (%) 1 (100) 10 (71) NS
   Favorable outcome (GOS 4 to 5), n (%) 0 (0) 4 (29)  
   Lost to follow up, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
  1. ICU, intensive care unit; GOS, Glasgow Outcome Scale.