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Table 4 Univariate analysis of physical function at hospital discharge and discharge destination

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

A) Physical function at hospital discharge
  Good (N = 142) Poor (N = 29) p value
Age, years 69.5 [64, 80] 82 [69.5, 87] 0.001*
Gender (female), N (%) 51 (36) 14 (48) 0.21
Body Mass Index, kg/m2 21.3 [18.9, 24.2] 20.2 [17.4, 23.8] 0.22
Reason of ICU admission
 Surgical, N (%) 118 (83) 14 (48) 0.0001*
Physical status before ICU admission
 Good physical status, N (%) 128 (90) 24 (83) 0.25
Residence before hospitalization (home), N (%) 141 (99) 26 (90) 0.001*
APACHE II 18 [14, 23] 25 [19, 34] < 0.0001*
SOFA 5 ± 3 6 ± 3 0.06
Use of renal replacement therapy, N (%) 23 (16) 3 (10) 0.42
Duration of ventilation days 3 [2, 4] 6 [3. 10.5] < 0.0001*
B) Discharge destination
  Home (N = 96) Other (N = 75) p value
Age, years 68 [59, 75.8] 79 [69, 83] < 0.0001*
Gender (female), N (%) 34 (35) 31 (41) 0.21
Body mass index, kg/m2 21.7 [19.3, 24.1] 20.6 [17.7, 24.1] 0.08
Reason of ICU admission
 Surgical, N (%) 85 (89) 47 (63) < 0.0001*
Physical status before ICU admission
 Good physical status, N (%) 88 (92) 64 (85) 0.19
Residence before hospitalization (home), N (%) 96 (100) 71 (95) 0.02*
APACHE II 17 [14, 23] 22 [17, 27] < 0.0001*
SOFA 5 ± 2 6 ± 3 0.01*
Use of renal replacement therapy, N (%) 11 (11) 15 (20) 0.12
Duration of ventilation days 3 [2, 4] 4 [2. 8] 0.0002*
  1. Mean ± standard deviation, median [interquartile range]
  2. ICU intensive care unit, APACHE II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment
  3. *p <0.05