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Table 2 Ward mortality, severity score on admission, and standardized mortality ratio for patients classified by quartiles of red cell distribution width at ICU discharge

From: High red blood cell distribution width as a marker of hospital mortality after ICU discharge: a cohort study

Quartile Red cell distribution width Ward mortality SAPS3 predicted risk of death Standardized mortality ratio
1 < 13.8% 6 (0.7%) 14% 0.13
2 13.9–14.8% 25 (2.9%) 21% 0.32
3 14.9–16.3% 59 (7.5%) 28% 0.50
4 > 16.1% 86 (10.3%) 34% 0.77
  1. SAPS3 Simplified Acute Physiologic Score 3, ICU intensive care unit