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Table 2 Characteristics of Sepsis Patients and Health Controls

From: Mechanistic study of the cause of decreased blood 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D in sepsis

CategoriesHealth Controls
(n = 20)
Sepsis Patients
(n = 79)
Age, years61.8 ± 3.759.1 ± 2.0
Male: Female ratio9:1138:41
EthnicityCaucasian, n(%)6 (30)50 (63.3)
Hispanic, n(%)7 (35)14 (17.7)
Asian, n(%)0 (0)10 (12.7)
Black, n(%)7 (35)5 (6.3)
Comorbidities
 None, n(%)20 (100)18 (22.8)
 Cardiovascular, n(%)0 (0)32 (40.5)
 Respiratory, n(%)0 (0)23 (29.1)
 Diabetes, n(%)0 (0)16 (20.3)
 Chronic kidney disease, n(%)0 (0)6 (7.6)
Infection focus
 Respiratory tract infection, n(%)N/A28 (35.4)
 Urinary tract infection, n(%)N/A26 (32.9)
 Intra-abdominal infection, n(%)N/A14 (17.7)
 OthersN/A11 (13.9)
 Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation IIN/A13.5 ± 3.7
 30-day mortality, n(%)N/A9 (11.4)