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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics

From: What is the diagnostic accuracy of single nerve conduction studies and muscle ultrasound to identify critical illness polyneuromyopathy: a prospective cohort study

Variables Subjects (n = 95) No CIPNM (n = 78) Probable CIPNM (n = 17)
ICU location
 Medical 45 (47) 37 (47) 8 (47)
 Cardiac 9 (9) 9 (12) 0 (0)
 Surgical 13 (14) 10 (13) 3 (18)
 Neurosurgical 28 (29) 22 (28) 6 (35)
Age, years 59 (43–70) 56 (43–65) 72 (59–77)
Gender, female 42 (44) 37 (47) 5 (29)
Race
 White 68 (72) 56 (72) 12 (71)
 Black 13 (14) 12 (15) 1 (6)
 American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (3) 2 (3) 1 (6)
 Asian 1 (1) 1 (1) 0 (0)
 Other or not reported 10 (11) 7 (9) 3 (18)
Ethnicity, Hispanic 13 (14) 10 (13) 3 (18)
Body mass index, kg/m2 28.7 (25–32.3) 28 (24.6–31.9) 29.4 (27.7–37.9)
Primary reason for admission
 Subarachnoid hemorrhage 19 (20) 14 (18) 5 (29)
 Pneumonia 17 (18) 15 (19) 2 (12)
 Encephalopathy 9 (9) 7 (9) 2 (12)
 Intracerebral hemorrhage 8 (8) 7 (9) 1 (6)
 Postoperative 7 (7) 7 (9) 0 (0)
 Nonpulmonary sepsis 7 (7) 4 (5) 3 (18)
 Gastrointestinal bleed 5 (5) 2 (3) 3 (18)
 Congestive heart failure 3 (3) 3 (4) 0 (0)
 ARDS 3 (3) 3 (4) 0 (0)
 Myocardial infarction 2 (2) 2 (3) 0 (0)
 Other 15 (16) 14 (18) 1 (6)
Hospital length of stay, hours 108 (66–157) 108 (66–152) 116 (76–162)
Time on mechanical ventilation, hours 83 (63–133) 83 (63–134) 84 (69–135)
Central nervous system disease 11 (12) 8 (10) 3 (18)
Alcohol use disorder 23 (24) 16 (21) 7 (41)
Diabetes 12 (13) 10 (13) 2 (12)
HIV 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total SOFA score 9 (6–12) 9 (6–11) 12 (8–14)
Total GCS score (eyes + motor) 4 (2–9) 7 (2–9) 2 (2–7)
  1. Data are presented as count (percentage) or median (interquartile range)
  2. ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome, CIPNM critical illness polyneuromyopathy, GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, ICU intensive care unit, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment