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Table 3 Distribution of variables according to the use of 3-h bundle

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

Variables Bundle (n = 121) No bundle (n = 46) p
Age (years) 53.19 ± 20.50 47.13 ± 19.25 0.08
Female 76 (62.8%) 22 (47.8%) 0.08
Stay in hospital (days) 26.41 ± 18.74 30.13 ± 20.90 0.26
Charlson 3.16 ± 2.49 2.84 ± 2.44 0.46
APACHE II 11.10 ± 5.40 10.13 ± 5.80 0.29
Stay in ICU (days) 4.64 ± 6.20 9 ± 5.90 <0.0001
Lactate 1.44 ± 0.80 1.40 ± 0.61 0.75
Nosocomial sepsis 58 (47.9%) 18 (39.1%) 0.30
Sepsis classification 0.19
 Sepsis 80 (66.1%) 26 (56.5%)  
 Severe sepsis 39 (32.2%) 17 (37.0%)  
 Septic shock 2 (1.7%) 3 (6.5%)  
Sepsis origin 0.07
 Lung 41 (33.9%) 15 (32.6%)  
 Abdominal 29 (24.0%) 7 (15.2%)  
 Urinary tract 21 (17.4%) 6 (13%)  
 Soft parts 12 (9.9%) 8 (17.4%)  
 Surgical wound 4 (3.3%) 1 (2.2%)  
 Catheter 1 (2.2%)  
 Unknown 5 (4.1%) 7 (15.2%)  
Management in ICU 19 (15.8%) 13 (28.3%) 0.06
Death 31 (25.6%) 21 (45.7%) 0.01