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Table 2 Outcome variables

From: A comprehensive protocol for ventilator weaning and extubation: a prospective observational study

  All patients PERF Non-PERF p values
(n = 248) (n = 24) (n = 224)  
Reintubation, n (%) 13 (5.2) 13 (54.1)
CCC stay (days) 20 (12–33) 25 (16.8–47) 19.5 (12–32) 0.058
Hospital stay (days) 33 (21–52) 44 (25.8–57.8) 33 (20–51.3) 0.16
28-d mortality 3 (1.2) 1 (4.1) 2 (0.9) 0.3
60-d mortality 11 (4.4) 1 (4.1) 10 (4.5) 1.0
Hospital mortality 17 (6.9) 4 (16.7) 13 (6.3) 0.057
  1. Data are presented as median and interquartile range or number (percentage). PERF post-extubation respiratory failure, CCC critical care center, 28-d mortality 28-day mortality after admission, 60-d mortality 60-day mortality after admission