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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Software-guided versus nurse-directed blood glucose control in critically ill patients: the LOGIC-2 multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial

  Nurse-C LOGIC-C
Total 773 777
Age, mean (SD), years 66 (15) 66 (14)
Male, n (%) 478 (62) 495 (64)
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 26.4 (5.2) 26.3 (4.9)
Diabetes, n (%) 167 (21.6) 168 (21.6)
Chronic dialysis, n (%) 17 (2) 11 (1)
APACHE-II score, mean (SD) 20 (9) 21 (9)
Admission type   
Cardiac surgery, n (%) 458 (59) 465 (60)
Other surgery, n (%) 164 (21) 130 (17)
Medical, n (%) 131 (17) 164 (21)
Transplantation, n (%) 20 (3) 18 (2)
Adm mechanical ventilation, n (%) 661 (86) 657 (85)
Adm insulin infusion, n (%) 171 (21) 164 (22)
Adm blood glucose level (mg/dL), median (IQR) 127 (108–153) 128 (106–153)
Adm hypoglycemia (<40 mg/dL), n (%) 1 (0.1) 1 (0.1)
Adm blood lactate level (mmol/L), median (IQR) 1.3 (1.0–1.9) 1.3 (1.0–2.0)
Adm infection, n (%) 219 (28) 217 (28)
Adm sepsis, n (%) 102 (13) 129 (17)
Adm EQ-5D value index (%), median (IQR) 0.72 (0.35–1) 0.71 (0.33–0.90)
Adm EQ-5D VAS score (%), median (IQR) 0.65 (0.50–0.80) 0.65 (0.42–0.80)
  1. Data are mean (SD), median (IQR) or n (%) LOGIC-C patients randomized to algorithm-guided blood glucose control, Nurse-C patients randomized to blood glucose control by trained nurses, APACHE-II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation-II, BMI body mass index, Adm admission, EQ-5D Euroqol-5D, VAS visual analog scale