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Table 3 Comparisons of demographic parametres, clinical and laboratory characteristics between survivors and non-survivors of ARDS patients

From: Predictors and outcome of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by miliary tuberculosis: a retrospective study in Chongqing, China

  Survivors(n = 45) Non-survivors(n = 40) P-value
Age(years) 35.8 ± 9.5 37.1 ± 14.2 0.899
Sex(male) 20(44.4) 18(45) 0.745
DM 4(8.89) 12(30) 0.017
APACHE III score 70.4 ± 23.6 72.8 ± 19.1 0.856
PaO2/FiO2(mmHg) 149.5 ± 37.8 143.7 ± 31.9 0.648
Time to diagnosis (days) 3.2 ± 2.7 11.8 ± 4.1 0.002
Time from diagnosis to mechanical ventilation (days) 2.5 ± 3.4 8.6 ± 5.3 0.034
Time from admission to anti-tuberculosis therapy (days) 2.8 ± 1.6 6.9 ± 3.8 0.046
Length of stay in the ICU(days) 19.3 ± 4.9 12.4 ± 3.2 0.267
Length of stay in the hospital(days) 29.4 ± 5.6 17.3 ± 4.2 0.366
ALT (U/L) 56.2 ± 19.6 93.2 ± 22.4 0.038
AST (U/L) 63.8 ± 18.1 118.2 ± 21.4 0.019
ESR(mm/the first hour) 40.0 ± 18.1 40.6 ± 18.9 0.714
D-dimer (g/L) 0.6 ± 0.8 1.8 ± 0.6 0.017
Hemoglobin (g/L) 92.7 ± 14.8 76.2 ± 20.9 0.032
Albumin (g/L) 34.6 ± 3.9 23.9 ± 3.2 0.027
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD or n(%).AST: aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; ESR:erythrocyte sedimentation rate; DM:diabetes mellitus.