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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: An attenuated rate of leg muscle protein depletion and leg free amino acid efflux over time is seen in ICU long-stayers

Characteristics Data
Female sex, n (%) 5 (25)
Age, years (IQR) 65 (64–71)
BMI, kg/m2 (IQR) 26.0 (23.5–28.9)
Diagnosis
 Medical, n (%) 3 (18)
 Surgical, n (%) 14 (82)
ICU length of stay, days (IQR) 26 (21–32)
SOFA score (IQR) 6 (4–7)
Admission weight, kg (IQR) 82 (73–102)
Caloric intake, kcal/kg/24 h 20 ± 3.2
Amino acid intake, g/kg/24 h 1.0 ± 0.2
Insulin, IU/24 h (IQR) 53 (30–71)
  1. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, ICU Intensive care unit, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment
  2. Values are given as n (%), median (IQR), or mean ± SD as appropriate