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Table 4 Comparison of baseline characteristics between survivors and non-survivors

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

Parameters Survivors
(N = 30)
Non-survivors
(N = 20)
p
Age (years [quartiles]) 66.5 [56.8–79.8] 70.5 [61.8–81] 0.220
Gender (M/F) 16/14 11/9 0.910
Diabetes mellitus (N/%) 17/56.7 13/65 0.556
Hypertension (N/%) 18/60 14/70 0.470
APACHE (II) ([quartiles]) 21 [16.8–29] 29.5 [27–33.5] <0.001
Leucocytes (mm3 [quartiles]) 11,820 [8740–17,375] 19,380 [8805–26,125] 0.060
Hemoglobin (g/dL [quartiles]) 10.6 [8.6–12.5] 10.4 [8.4–12.2] 0.400
Platelets count (g/L [quartiles]) 233.5 [163.3–376.8] 279 [158.3–435] 0.318
CRP (mg/L [quartiles]) 146 [79.9–271] 174 [129–226.5] 0.795
Lactate (mmol/L [quartiles]) 3.7 [2.5–5.1] 3.2 [2.2–4.1] 0.707
  1. APACHE (II) Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, CRP C-reactive protein