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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and hospital outcomes of patients with sepsisa

From: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in Sepsis-3: a retrospective study

Characteristic All Patients Patients with SIRS-Positive Sepsis Patients with SIRS-Negative Sepsis P Value
No. of patients with data No. of patients with data No. of patients with data
Age-yr 631   538   93   0.011
 Median   60.0   60   64  
 Interquartile range   46.0–73.0   45.0–73.0   50–77.0  
Male sex — no. (%) 631 417 (66.1%) 528 359 (66.7%) 92 58 (62.4%) 0.412
Risk of death-%
 APACHE II 631   538   93   0.087
 Median   25.0   25   24  
 Interquartile range   20.0–29.0   20.-29.   20.-28  
 SOFA 631   538   93   0.05
 Median   9   9   9  
 Interquartile range   7–12   7–13   7–11  
 SIRS 631   538   93   < 0.001
 Median   3.0   3.0   1.0  
 Interquartile range   2.0–3.0   2.0–3.0   1.0–1.0  
Duration of stay
 In ICU-days 631   538   93   0.622
 Median   13.0   13.0   13.0  
 Interquartile range   7.0–24.0   7.0–24.0   8.0–22  
In-hospital-days 631   538   93   0.569
 Median   22.0   22.0   20.0  
 Interquartile range   12.5–35.0   12.0–36   13.0–28.0  
28-day of ventilator-free days 573   489   84   0.159
 Median   8.0   9.0   8.0  
 Interquartile range   4.0–16.0   4.0–17.0   3.0–14.0  
Duration of CRRT-days 109   96   13   0.560
 Median   10   8.5   14.0  
 Interquartile range   5.0–20.0   5.0–17.0   10.0–23.0  
Hospital outcome 631   538   93   0.058
 Death-%   188 (29.8)   168 (31.2)   20 (21.5)  
Subgroup- no(%) 631   538   93   
 Septic shock   212 (33.6)   189 (35.1)   23 (24.7) 0.044
Acute kidney failure of CRRT   109 (17.3)   96 (17.8%)   13 (14.0%) 0.363
Mechanical ventilation   573(90.8)   489(90.9)   84(90.3) 0.861
  1. a Plus–minus values are means ±SD. SIRS-positive status was defined if the patient fulfilled at least two SIRS criteria, and SIRS-negative status if the patient fulfilled zero or one SIRS criterion. ICU denotes intensive care unit
  2. Scores on the APACHE II range from 0 to 71, with higher scores indicating more severe disease
  3. Abbreviation: APACHE Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, SOFA Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment, SIRS Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, CRRT Continuous renal replacement therapy. Normal distributed data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation