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Table 3 Clinical outcome according to limitations on life support on ICU admission

From: Limitation of life support techniques at admission to the intensive care unit: a multicenter prospective cohort study

  Limitations, n = 238 No limitations, n = 2804 p value
ICU length of stay, days 3 [1–6] 3 [1–6] 0.711a
Sabadell score at ICU discharge:
 SS0—good prognosis
 SS1—poor long-term prognosis
 SS2—poor short-term prognosis
 SS3—expected to die
 SS4—died
7 (2.9%)
27 (11.3%)
71 (29.8%)
27 (11.3%)
106 (44.5%)
1794 (64.0%)
525 (18.7%)
182 (6.5%)
37 (1.3%)
264 (9.4%)
< 0.001b
ICU mortality
Ward mortality
Hospital mortality
106 (44.5%)
35 (14.7%)
141 (59.2%)
264 (9.4%)
84 (3.1%)
348 (12.7%)
< 0.001b
< 0.001b
< 0.001b
  1. Median [interquartile range]; n (% of column)
  2. aMann-Whitney U
  3. bPearson chi-square