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Table 1 Baseline data for all patients, patients with strength assessed at ICU discharge and patients without ICU-acquired weakness at ICU discharge

From: Early mobilization and recovery in mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU: a bi-national, multi-centre, prospective cohort study

Baseline data Total Patients with strength assessed at ICU discharge Patients without ICU-acquired weakness at ICU discharge
( n = 192) ( n = 94) ( n = 46)
Age (years) 58.0 ± 15.8 57.3 ± 15.5 57.1 ± 16.1
Male 117 (61%) 57 (61%) 29 (63%)
Previously walking independently 192 (100) 94 (100) 46 (100)
Weight (kg) 85.1 ± 25.2 82.5 ± 18.2 81.7 ± 16.4
APACHE II score 19.1 ± 7.6 19.5 ± 7.2 19.2 ± 6.9
Vasoactive drugs 127 (68%) 57 (62%) 29 (63%)
Time from ICU admission to enrolment (days) 2(1 to 2) 2 (1 to 2) 2 (1 to 2)
Functional co-morbidity index 1 (1 to 2) 1 (1 to 2) 1 (1 to 2)
Principal diagnoses 59 (31%) 28 (30%) 13 (28%)
Cardiac or cardiothoracic 40 (20%) 18 (19%) 10 (22%)
Respiratory 34 (18%) 16 (17%) 7 (15%)
Gastrointestinal 28 (15%) 13 (14%) 6 (13%)
Sepsis 31 (16%) 19 (20%) 10 (22%)
Other    
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation, number (percentage) or median (interquartile range). APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation.