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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with sepsis

From: Longer storage duration of red blood cells is associated with an increased risk of acute lung injury in patients with sepsis

Characteristic ALI/ARDS (n = 49) No ALI/ARDS (n = 47) p value
Age 53 (45, 62) 61 (52, 66.5) 0.021a
Female gender 46.9% (23) 42.6% (20) 0.666b
Current smoker 27.1% (13) 31.9% (15) 0.606b
ICU days 8 (5, 14) 6 (4, 11) 0.118a
Ventilator-free days 18 (1, 24) 25 (7.5, 28.0) 0.022a
Hospital days 17 (11, 26) 14 (9.5, 26.5) 0.325a
Baseline APACHE II score 29 (24, 32) 29 (22.5, 35) 0.751a
Blood median storage days 24.5 (20, 31) 21 (15, 26.8) 0.018a
Blood maximum storage days 26 (22, 33) 24 (17, 28) 0.01a
Number of Units Transfused 2 (2, 3) 2 (2, 4) 0.303a
  1. Data given as median (25th percentile, 75th percentile) or percent (frequency) of patients.
  2. aWilcoxon test; bPearson test.