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Table 2 Proportions of patients with favourable neurological outcomes according to the target temperature of therapeutic hypothermia

From: Effectiveness of lower target temperature therapeutic hypothermia in post-cardiac arrest syndrome patients with a resuscitation interval of ≤30 min

Variable Target temperature n CPC 1–2 on day 30 OR (95 % CI) P value
All patients <34 °C 42 27 (64 %) 1.490 (0.770–2.881) 0.258
≥34 °C 424 232 (55 %)   
Age      
 ≤60 years <34 °C 30 21 (70 %) 1.167 (0.507–2.685) 0.836
≥34 °C 204 136 (67 %)   
 >60 years <34 °C 12 6 (50 %) 1.292 (0.404–4.131) 0.769
≥34 °C 220 96 (44 %)   
Resuscitation interval      
 ≤30 min <34 °C 24 21 (88 %) 3.867 (1.126–13.286) 0.024
≥34 °C 281 181 (64 %)   
 >30 min <34 °C 14 3 (21 %) 0.678 (0.178–2.586) 0.756
≥34 °C 115 33 (29 %)   
  1. Values are presented as the n (%)
  2. CPC cerebral performance category, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval