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Table 2 Patient characteristics after propensity score matching

From: Association between increased mortality and bronchial fibroscopy in intensive care units and intermediate care units during COPD exacerbations: an analysis of the 2014 and 2015 National French Medical-based Information System Databases (PMSI)

Patient characteritics Without fibroscopy
n = 2103
Fibroscopy
n = 2103
p
Median age (years) 68 [59 ; 77] 67 [59 ; 76] 0.374
Male sex 1590 (75.61%) 1555 (73.94%) 0.214
Median SAPS 2 27 [0 ; 43] 28 [0 ; 45] 0.194
ICU admission 1756 (83.50%) 1735 (82.50%) 0.389
Bronchial tumour 152 (7.23%) 176 (8.37%) 0.167
Deaths 408 (19.40%) 623 (29.62%) < 0.001
MLS (days) 14 [8 ; 23] 24 [14 ; 40] < 0.001
  1. Values are numbers (%) or medians [Q25, Q75]
  2. p-value for trend test; MLS median length of stay, ICU intensive care unit