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Table 2 Demographics and clinical characteristics of 304 patients admitted to ICU with sepsis

From: Thrombocytopenia in adult patients with sepsis: incidence, risk factors, and its association with clinical outcome

Variable Thrombocytopenia No thrombocytopenia P value
  (n= 145) (n= 159)  
Age (years), mean (SD) 69.5 (15.4) 68.2 (16.1) 0.55
Male gender, n (%) 85 (58.6) 86 (54.1) 0.42
White race, n (%) 129 (88.9) 140 (88.1) 0.8
Hypertension, n (%) 108 (74.4) 120 (75.4) 0.84
Diabetes, n (%) 55 (37.9) 55 (34.5) 0.54
Chronic lung disease, n (%) 36 (24.8) 56 (35.2) 0.04*
Chronic kidney disease, n (%) 46 (31.7) 36 (22.6) 0.07
Coronary artery disease, n (%) 46 (31.7) 63 (39.6) 0.15
Congestive heart failure, n (%) 35 (24.1) 43 (27) 0.56
Septic shock, n (%) 135 (93.1) 150 (94.3) 0.65
Compliance with sepsis bundle, n (%) 62 (42.7) 78 (49.1) 0.27
APACHE III score, mean (SD) 81.7 (29.7) 71.5 (26.4) 0.001*
Age adjusted Charlson Index, median (IQR) 5 (3–9) 6 (3–8) 0.5
  1. ICU, intensive care unit; SD, standard deviation; APACHE, Acute Physiology, Age, and Chronic Health Evaluation; IQR, interquartile range. *Significant P values.