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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: Nutrition support practices in critically ill head-injured patients: a global perspective

  Total Patient sample
Age (y), mean (SD) 44.5 (19.7) 1,045
Sex (male) n, (%) 815 (78) 1,045
Initial GCS:   251
 GCS 13–15, n (%) 18 (7)
 GCS 10–12, n (%) 23 (9)
 GCS 6–9, n (%) 96 (38)
 GCS <6, n (%) 114 (45)
APACHE II, mean (SD) 19.5 (6.9) 1,038
SOFA score, mean (SD) 7.6 (3.1) 257
Weight (kg), mean (SD) 77.4 (17.3) 1,045
Height (m), mean (SD) 1.73 (0.09) 1,040
Body mass index (kg/m2), mean (SD) 25.7 (5.2) 1,040
 Underweight (<18.5 kg/m2), n (%) 30 (3)
 Healthy (18.5–24.9 kg/m2), n (%) 519 (50)
 Overweight (25–29.9 kg/m2), n (%) 348 (34)
 Obese (>30 kg/m2), n (%) 143 (14)
  1. GCS and SOFA data were collected in 2013 only. GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, APACHE II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment