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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of ECMO patients

From: Cross-sectional study for the clinical application of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in Mainland China, 2018

  VA ECMO N = 1359 VV ECMO N = 714 P All N = 2073
N % N %   N %
Sex      0.1122   
 Male 866 63.7 480 67.2   1346 64.9
 Female 493 36.3 234 32.8   727 35.1
Age (years) median, IQR 51 31–63 48 32–63 0.1536 50 31–63
Age (years)      < 0.0001   
 < 14 171 12.6 65 9.1   236 11.4
 14–20 54 3.9 28 3.9   82 3.9
 21–30 112 8.2 72 10.1   184 8.9
 31–40 131 9.6 104 14.6   235 11.3
 41–50 194 14.3 136 19.1   330 15.9
 51–60 277 20.4 98 13.7   375 18.1
 61–70 276 20.3 154 21.6   430 20.7
 > 70 144 10.6 57 7.9   201 9.7
Hospital stay (days) median, IQR 16 7–29 17 8–32 0.0360 17 7–30
Hospital stay (days)      0.0995   
 1–10 455 33.5 232 32.5   687 33.1
 11–20 365 26.9 171 23.9   536 25.9
 21–30 229 16.9 114 15.9   343 16.6
 > 30 310 22.8 197 27.6   507 24.5
Overall cost (USD) median, IQR 35,166 22,056-53,148 39,162 24,130-64,491 < 0.0001 36,334 22,547–56,714
Overall cost (USD)      0.0002   
 < 15,370 190 13.9 78 10.9   268 12.9
 15,370– 389 28.6 164 22.9   553 26.7
 30,740– 348 25.6 180 25.2   528 25.5
 46,110– 432 31.8 292 40.9   724 34.9
  1. ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, VV veno-venous, VA veno-arterial, IQR interquartile range, USD US dollar
  2. P value for the comparison between VV and VA ECMO