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Table 1 General data of the sample (n = 167)

From: Impact of a sepsis bundle in wards of a tertiary hospital

Variables Results
Age (years) 51.52 ± 20.29
Female 98 (58.7%)
Charlson 3.07 ± 2.47
APACHE II 10.94 ± 5.45
Type of ward
 Medical clinic 119 (71.2%)
 General surgery 15 (9%)
 Hematology 10 (6%)
 Oncology 10 (6%)
 Nephrology 6 (3.6%)
 Cardiology 4 (2.4%)
 Orthopedics 3 (1.8%)
Nosocomial sepsis 76 (45.5%)
Sepsis classification
 Sepsis 106 (63.5%)
 Severe sepsis 56 (33.5%)
 Septic shock 5 (3.0%)
Sepsis origin
 Lung 56 (33.5%)
 Abdominal 36 (21.6%)
 Urinary tract 27 (16.2%)
 Soft tissue 20 (12%)
 Surgical wound 5 (3%)
 Catheter 1 (0.6%)
 Unknown 12 (7.2%)
3-h bundle 121 (72.5%)
Blood cultures
 Negative 134 (80.2%)
 Gram positive 13 (7.8%)
 Gram negative 10 (5.9%)
Length of stay (days) 27.43 ± 19.36
Management in ICU 32 (19.2%)
Death 52 (31.1%)
  1. Results expressed as mean ± standard deviation or absolute number and percentage