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Table 2 Distribution of variables according to mortality

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

Variables Survivors (n = 115) Non-survivors (n = 52) p
Age (years) 49.14 ± 20.44 56.76 ± 19.11 0.02
Female 71 (61.7%) 27 (51.9%) 0.23
Nosocomial sepsis 49 (42.6%) 27 (51.9%) 0.26
Sepsis classification 0.001
 Sepsis 84 (73.0%) 22 (42.3%)  
 Severe sepsis 28 (24.3%) 28 (53.8%)  
 Septic shock 3 (2.6%) 2 (3.8%)  
Sepsis origin 0.65
 Lung 39 (33.9%) 17 (32.7%)  
 Abdominal 22 (19.1%) 14 (26.9%)  
 Urinary tract 20 (17.4%) 7 (13.5%)  
 Soft tissue 12 (10.4%) 8 (15.4%)  
 Surgical wound 3 (2.6%) 2 (3.8%)  
 Catheter 1 (0.9%)  
 Unknown 9 (7.8%) 3 (5.8%)  
3-h bundle 90 (78.3%) 31 (59.6%) 0.01
APACHE II 10.45 ± 5.16 12.37 ± 6.09 0.04
CHARLSON 2.71 ± 2.31 3.88 ± 2.64 0.004
Lactate 1.38 ± 0.81 1.59 ± 0.64 0.10
ICU management 11 (9.7%) 21 (40.4%) 0.0001
  1. Results expressed in absolute number and percentage. APACHE acute physiology and chronic health evaluation