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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: The impact of sepsis, delirium, and psychological distress on self-rated cognitive function in ICU survivors—a prospective cohort study

Variable No sepsis, n (%) Severe sepsis/septic shock, n (%)
Age, median (IQR) in years 62 (42–73) 63 (50–73)
Men 47 (64) 29 (56)
History of cognitive disturbances 4 (5) 3 (6)
Alcohol, drug, or nicotine abuse 15 (20) 16 (31)
Diabetes mellitus 8 (11) 8 (15)
History of vascular disease 14 (19) 8 (15)
History of cardiac disease 9 (12) 5 (10)
APACHE II score, median (IQR) 8 (6–12) 13 (9–17)
Patient category
 Surgical 34 (47) 14 (27)
 Medical 28 (38) 29 (56)
 Trauma 11 (15) 9 (17)