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Table 3 Cumulative incidence of severe sepsis in cirrhotic patients admitted to intensive-care units between 2005 and 2010 according to the absence or presence of decompensated cirrhosis

From: Impact of chronic hepatitis C on mortality in cirrhotic patients admitted to intensive-care unit

  All patients Control-group CHC-group p-values
Compensated cirrhosis 629 (32.3 %) 494 (31.1 %) 135 (37.4 %) 0.024
Decompensated cirrhosis 1313 (39.6 %) 1017 (40.1 %) 296 (38.1 %) 0.349
p-values <0.001 <0.001 0.872  
  1. Values are expressed as absolute counts (percentages). P-values were calculated using the chi-squared test
  2. Abbreviation: CHC chronic hepatitis C