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Table 3 Overall outcomes of each group

From: Association between diuretics and successful discontinuation of continuous renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury

Outcomes CRRT discontinuation group (n = 517) HD initiation group (n = 310) CRRT re-initiation group (n = 349) p value
Length of ICU stay (days), median (IQR) 9 (5–19) 7 (4–17) 16 (9–29) < 0.001ab
ICU mortality, n (%) 77 (14.9) 23 (7.4) 133 (38.1) < 0.001ab
Length of hospital stay (days), median (IQR) 36 (25–65) 45 (22–72) 41 (24–69) 0.05
Hospital mortality, n (%) 163 (31.5%) 73 (23.5%) 198 (56.7%) < 0.001ab
  1. Continuous variables were compared using the Kruskal-Wallis test followed by Mann-Whitney test, and categorical variables were compared using χ2 tests
  2. Abbreviations: ICU intensive care unit, IQR interquartile range
  3. ap ≤ 0.001 for CRRT discontinuation group versus CRRT re-initiation group
  4. bp ≤ 0.001 for HD initiation group versus CRRT re-initiation group