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Table 6 Complications, specific interventions and outcomes of NF admission by ethnicity in reviewed patients

From: Risk factors, microbiological findings and outcomes of necrotizing fasciitis in New Zealand: a retrospective chart review

  European (n=122) Maori (n=47) Pacific (n=60) Other (n=17) Total (n=247) p-value
  No. % No. % No % No. % No. %  
Renal failure 54 44.3 20 42.6 24 40.0 7 41.2 105 42.2 0.957
Shock 54 44.3 17 36.2 24 40.0 9 52.9 105 42.5 0.607
Multi-organ dysfunction 21 17.2 8 17.0 12 20.0 3 17.6 44 17.8 0.970
Coagulation abnormality 31 25.4 8 17.0 11 18.3 3 17.6 53 21.5 0.539
Myocardial infarction 5 4.1 1 2.1 4 6.7 1 5.9 11 4.5 0.705
ICU admission 73 59.8 20 42.6 35 58.3 10 58.8 138 55.9 0.225
Surgical debridement 109 89.3 44 93.6 53 88.3 16 94.1 223 90.3 0.739
Skin grafting 64 52.5 26 55.3 34 56.7 7 41.2 131 53.0 0.708
Blood product transfusion 64 52.5 17 36.2 25 41.7 9 52.9 115 46.6 0.203
Dialysis 8 6.6 5 10.6 7 11.7 1 5.9 21 8.5 0.618
Amputation 22 18.0 5 10.6 5 8.3 2 11.8 34 13.8 0.285
Death 33 27.0 8 17.0 12 20.0 5 29.4 58 23.5 0.443