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Table 5 Proportions of patients with favourable neurological outcomes according to the target temperature of therapeutic hypothermia in patients with a resuscitation interval of ≤30 min

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
Resuscitation interval ≤30 min <34 °C 24 21 (88 %) 3.867 (1.126–13.286) 0.024
≥34 °C 281 181 (64 %)   
<34 °C   20 (95 %) 8.244 (1.079–62.975) 0.017
VF/VT ≥34 °C 21 131 (71 %)   
<34 °C 185 1 (33 %) 0.479 (0.042–5.465) 0.617
Non-VF/VT ≥34 °C 3 47 (51 %)   
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  1. Values are presented as the n (%)
  2. CPC cerebral performance category, VF ventricular fibrillation, VT ventricular tachycardia, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval