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Table 1 The baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Impact of Gram stain results on initial treatment selection in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia: a retrospective analysis of two treatment algorithms

Number of patients 131
Age (years) 67 (48–80)
Male 87 (66.4%)
Diagnosis on hospital admission
 Trauma 56 (42.7%)
 Sepsis 22 (16.8%)
 Post-cardiac arrest syndrome 17 (13.0%)
 Severe acute pancreatitis 8 (6.1%)
 Burns 7 (5.3%)
 Other 21 (16.0%)
APACHE II score 25 (19–30)
Risk factors for MDR pathogens 89 (67.9%)
  1. Data are expressed as group median (interquartile range) or n (%)
  2. APACHE Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, MDR multidrug-resistant