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Table 1 Baseline demographics of the subset of patients with complete data (n = 446)

From: Neuromuscular blockade is associated with the attenuation of biomarkers of epithelial and endothelial injury in patients with moderate-to-severe acute respiratory distress syndrome

Patient characteristic Value
Age, years 50.6 ± 16.1
Female 184 (41.3%)
Low tidal volume ventilation 222 (49.8%)
Initial P/F ratio 129 ± 58
APACHE III 83.2 ± 28.4
Mean PaO2 (mmHg) 79.1 ± 17.6
Mean FiO2 (%) 54.1 ± 14.7
Mean PEEP (cm H20) 8.5 ± 3.1
  1. All values are given as mean ± SD or n (%)
  2. APACHE Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, FiO 2 fractional inspired oxygen, PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure, PaO 2 arterial oxygen tension, P/F PaO2/FiO2