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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Predicting mortality in the intensive care unit: a comparison of the University Health Consortium expected probability of mortality and the Mortality Prediction Model III

Number 891
Age  
 Survivors 55.6 ± 17.1
 Non-survivors 61.0 ± 17.5
Gender  
 Male 471 (52.9 %)
 Female 420 (47.1 %)
Ethnicity  
 White 507 (56.9 %)
 Black 73 (8.2 %)
 Asian 46 (5.2 %)
 Hispanic 57 (6.4 %)
 Other 208 (23.3 %)
Admission type  
 Medical 204 (22.9 %)
 Surgical 251 (28.2 %)
 Cardiac/cardiothoracic 139 (15.6 %)
 Neurological/neurosurgical 292 (32.8 %)
 Unknown 5 (0.6 %)
DNR within 24 h of admission 29 (3.3 %)
Duration of mechanical ventilation 2 (1-5)
ICU length of stay in days 2 (1-6)
Hospital length of stay in days 8 (4-14)
Hospital discharge destination: discharged home 440 (49.4 %)
Hospital mortality 65 (7.3 %)
  1. Data are mean ± SD, n (%), or median (interquartile range)
  2. DNR do not resuscitate, ICU intensive care unit