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Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics of the ARDS cohort

From: Development of a biomarker mortality risk model in acute respiratory distress syndrome

VariableARDS cohortP value
Alive = 197Dead = 55 
Sex, female, N (%)100 (51%)22 (40%)0.16
Age, median (Q1, Q3)48 (39, 56)58 (49, 70)< 0.0001
APACHE II Score, median (Q1, Q3)76 (56, 101)91 (28, 124)0.10
Race/ethnicity, N (%)
 Black or African American30 (15%)16 (29%)0.05
 White163 (83%)39 (71%)
 Other*4 (2.0%)0 (0%)
ARDS etiology, N (%)
 Sepsis89 (45%)31 (56%)0.14
 Trauma17 (8.6%)5 (9%)1.0
 Pneumonia127 (64%)37 (67%)0.7
Source of cohort data
 FACTT cohort16241 
 University of Illinois cohort89 
 University of Arizona cohort275 
  1. *Other indicates: any race/ethnicity other than Black or White
  2. FACTT Fluids and Catheters Treatment Trial