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Table 1 Patient characteristics in the control group and EMS group

From: Hemodynamic effects of electrical muscle stimulation in the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis for intensive care unit patients: a randomized trial

  Control (n = 12) EMS (n = 14) p value
Age (years) 70.0 (61.0–79.0) 70.0 (51.0–79.0) 0.90
Sex (male/female) 9/3 10/4 1.00
Body mass index (kg/m2) 22.0 (20.2–24.2) 24.1 (21.3–28.1) 0.118
APACHE II score 20.0 (14.0–23.0) 12.1 (9.0–20.0) 0.27
SOFA score 4.0 (2.5–5.0) 2.5 (1.0–4.0) 0.40
ISS (n = 12) 25.0 (21.0–29.0) (n = 5) 25.0 (18.5–31.5) (n = 7) 0.76
Mortality (%) 5 (42) 0 (0) 0.012
Sedation (%) 11 (92) 10 (71) 0.33
Analgesia (%) 9 (75) 10 (71) 1.00
Admitting diagnosis    
 Trauma 5 7  
 Stroke 3 3  
 Sepsis 2 2  
 Others 2 2  
Risk classification for DVT    0.71
 High risk 4 3  
 Moderate risk 5 8  
 Low risk 3 3  
  1. Values are presented as median (IQR)