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Table 1 Patient characteristics on inclusion; an = 62 due to missing data in 2 patients

From: Noise in the intensive care unit and its influence on sleep quality: a multicenter observational study in Dutch intensive care units

Characteristic Patient cohort (n = 64)
Patient characteristics
 Male sex, (n (%)) 44 (69)
 Age (mean, SD) 63.9 (11.7)
 APACHE II score (mean, SD) 21.1 (7.1)
 SOFA score (mean, SD) 6.1 (3.7)
 ICU admission duration before inclusion (median days, IQR) 4 [3–10]
Admission category
 Respiratory 15 (23.4)
 Cardiology 2 (3.1)
 Medical 19 (29.7)
 Neurology 1 (1.6)
 Surgery 27 (42.2)
Prior history
 Cognitive dysfunction (n (%)) 4 (6.3)
 Delirium during ICU stay (n (%)) 12 (19.4)a
 Hearing problems (n (%)) 2 (3.1)
 Alcohol abuse (n (%)) 7 (10.9)
Current status
 Use of sedatives (n (%)) 11 (17.2)
 Isolation measures (n (%)) 17 (26.6)
 Ability to speak (n (%)) 47 (73.4)
 Invasive mechanical ventilation (n (%)) 20 (31.2)
 Mechanical ventilation duration (median days, n IQR) 12 (9–23)
  1. APACHE Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment