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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Beyond dichotomy: patterns and amplitudes of SSEPs and neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest

Variables Total participants (n = 192)
Male, n (%) 130 (67.7)
Age, years, mean ± SD 54.3 ± 16.3
OHCA, n (%) 172 (89.6)
Cardiac cause, n (%) 119 (62.0)
Witnessed, n (%) 136 (70.8)
Bystander CPR, n (%) 103 (53.6)
Shockable rhythm, n (%) 58 (30.2)
Time form arrest to ROSC, min, mean ± SD 33.5 ± 21.9
Time from ROSC to SSEP, h, median (IQR) 41.6 (22.6–70.6)
Length of hospital stays, days, median (IQR) 12.0 (6.0–23.0)
Neurological outcome 6 months after ROSC
 CPC 1, n (%) 45 (23.4)
 CPC 2, n (%) 6 (3.1)
 CPC 3, n (%) 11 (5.7)
 CPC 4, n (%) 16 (8.3)
 CPC 5, n (%) 114 (59.4)
  1. OHCA out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ROSC return of spontaneous circulation, SD standard deviation, SSEP somatosensory evoked potential, IQR interquartile range, CPC Cerebral Performance Category