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Table 1 Comparison of the baseline characteristics between patients with and those without increased pancreatic enzymes

From: Factors associated with increased pancreatic enzymes in septic patients: a prospective study

Parameters Increased pancreatic enzymes (+)
(N = 23)
Increased pancreatic enzymes (−)
(N = 27)
p
Age (years [quartiles]) 71 [60–82] 67 [57–79] 0.190
Gender (M/F) 13/10 14/13 0.714
Hypertension (N/%) 17/73.9 15/55.6 0.178
Diabetes mellitus (N/%) 18/78.3 12/44.4 0.015
APACHE (II) ([quartiles]) 28 [25–33] 24 [19–29] 0.032
SOFA score ([quartiles]) 9 [6–12.3] 6 [5–9] 0.100
  1. APACHE (II) Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment