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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Multi-complexity measures of heart rate variability and the effect of vasopressor titration: a prospective cohort study of patients with septic shock

  Median (IQI)
Age (years) 59.0 (47.5 to 66.5)
SOFA 11 (8 to 13)
APACHE II 27 (20 to 36.5)
Mean heart rate (bpm) 103 (93 to 119)
MAP at up-titration (mmHg) 66 (61 to 72)
NEE infusion rate prior to intervention (μg/kg/min) 0.11 (0.02 to 0.28)
Number of interventions (normalized to 24 h) 12.2 (8.0 to 17.2)
Number of successful interventions (normalized to 24 h) 3.0 (1.3 to 4.8)
Ratio of successful interventions (normalized to 24 h) 0.28 (0.12 to 0.42)
Duration of NEE administration (hours) 22.8 (19.9 to 23.6)
  Proportion (n)
Female 52.6 % (50)
MAP  65 at interventions (mmHg) 49.0 % (472)
MAP  60 at interventions (mmHg) 23.0 % (222)
Source of sepsis   
 Pneumonia 32.6 % (31)
 Abdominal 29.5 % (28)
 Soft tissue 16.8 % (16)
 Urinary 10.5 % (10)
 Uncertain 3.2 % (3)
 Bacteremia 2.1 % (2)
 Joint 2.1 % (2)
 Endocarditis 1.1 % (1)
 Line infection 1.1 % (1)
 Other 1.1 % (1)