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Table 2 Comparison of outcome data between non-surgical and surgical patients

From: Mortality and physical status at hospital discharge in Japanese elderly critically ill patients: a single-center retrospective study

A) Group A (< 74 years)
  Surgery (N = 87) Non-surgery (N = 31) p value
Hospital mortality, N (%) 7 (8) 16 (52) < 0.0001*
  N = 80 N = 15  
Good physical status at hospital discharge, N (%) 76 (95) 10 (67) < 0.0001*
Discharge to home, N (%) 61 (76) 7 (47) < 0.0001*
B) Group B (≥ 75 years)
  Surgery (N = 60) Non-surgery (N = 42) p value
Hospital mortality, N (%) 8 (13) 18 (43) < 0.0001*
  N = 52 N = 24  
Good physical status at hospital discharge, N (%) 42 (81) 14 (58) 0.04*
Discharge to home, N (%) 24 (46) 4 (17) 0.01*
  1. *p <0.05