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Table 2 Patient characteristics: survivors vs non-survivors

From: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in critically ill patients and its influence on outcome: experience from a tertiary care centre in North India (an observational study)

Variable Survivors Non-survivors t value p value
(n = 75) (n = 83)
(Mean ± SD) (Mean ± SD)
Age (years) 47.01 ± 15.78 50.08 ± 17.05 1.17 0.25
SOFA score 7.96 ± 4.21 11.00 ± 3.94 4.66 0.001
APACHE II score 12.89 ± 5.39 17.50 ± 5.94 5.06 0.001
Procalcitonin (ng/ml) 14.14 ± 41.29 21.01 ± 60.35 0.82 0.41
Albumin (mg%) 2.74 ± 0.59 2.61 ± 0.59 1.41 0.16
Creatinine (mg%) 2.17 ± 2.20 2.78 ± 1.97 1.83 0.07
Lactate (mg/dl) 16.66 ± 9.72 24.31 ± 18.41 2.82 0.001
Vitamin D (nmol/l) 43.17 ± 39.22 39.72 ± 29.31 0.63 0.53
Pre-ICU hospital stay (days) 6.0 ± 6.02 10.67 ± 14.54 2.59 0.01
ICU length of stay 19.03 ± 20.98 14.90 ± 15.75 1.40 0.16
Days of MV 10.05 ± 19.55 15.99 ± 13.49 2.23 0.03
  1. MV mechanical ventilation.