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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Incidence of and risk factors for severe cardiovascular collapse after endotracheal intubation in the ICU: a multicenter observational study

  Total No collapse Collapse p-value
  (n = 885) (n = 621) (n = 264)
Age in years, mean ± SD 58.4 ± 0.6 56.0 ± 0.7 64.0 ± 0.9 <0.0001
Male gender, n (%) 563 (64.6) 387 (63.4) 176 (67.4) 0.28
SAPS II score regardless of age, mean ± SD 36.8 (16.7) 35.8 (16.5) 39.3 (17.1) 0.006
Surgical admission, n (%) 271 (30.6) 195 (31.4) 76 (28.8) 0.47
SOFA score, mean ± SD 5.0 ± 0.1 4.8 ± 0.1 5.3 ± 0.2 0.02
Reason for ICU admission:     
 Acute respiratory failure, n (%) 422 (48.7) 260 (41.9) 162 (61.4) <0.0001
 Postoperative complications, n (%) 92 (10.4) 60 (9.7) 32 (12.1) 0.28
 Brain injury, n (%) 263 (29.7) 216 (34.8) 47 (17.8) <0.0001
 Acute kidney injury, n (%) 54 (6.1) 40 (6.4) 14 (5.3) 0.65
 Trauma, n (%) 62 (7.0) 51 (8.2) 11 (4.2) 0.03
Past medical history     
 Tobacco, n (%) 297 (33.6) 205 (33.0) 92 (34.9) 0.64
 Cirrhosis, n (%) 83 (9.4) 64 (10.3) 19 (7.2) 0.17
 COPD, n (%) 153 (17.3) 95 (15.3) 58 (22.0) 0.02
 Obesity, n (%) 163 (18.4) 114 (18.4) 49 (18.6) 0.94
 Diabetes, n (%) 131 (14.8) 89 (14.3) 42 (15.9) 0.55
Reasons for intubation     
 Coma, n (%) 241 (27.2) 194 (31.2) 47 (17.8) <0.0001
 Acute respiratory failure, n (%) 597 (67.5) 375 (60.4) 222 (84.1) <0.0001
 Extubation failure, n (%) 148 (16.7) 111 (17.9) 37 (14.0) 0.17
 Other, n (%) 94 (10.6) 83 (13.4) 11 (4.2) 0.88
  1. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, SAPS Simplified Acute Physiologic Score, SD standard deviation, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment