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Table 5 Length of time between intubation and the first spontaneous breathing trial summarised with respect to weaning outcome

From: Clinical evidence for respiratory insufficiency type II predicts weaning failure in long-term ventilated, tracheotomised patients: a retrospective analysis

Factor Weaning success
n = 60
Weaning failure
n = 64
OR [95% KI] p value
Time (days) between intubation and 1st SBT
 Mean ± SD 31 ± 26 192 ± 484   
 Median (IQR) 23 (17–36) 40(19–89)   
 Min–max 2–143 2–2730   
 Missing 1 1   
n (%)
 > 30 days 21 (34%) 41 (66%) 1 0.001 
 ≤ 30 days 38 (63%) 22 (37%) 3.37 [1.60, 7.09]  
  1. Data are expressed as n (% according to the underlying weaning subgroup), mean ± SD (min–max), median (IQR) as well as missing data (missing)
  2. IQR interquartile range, max maximum value, min minimal value, MV mechanical ventilation, SBT spontaneous breathing trial, SD standard deviation