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Table 1 Patient characteristics and outcomes in the ICU

From: An observational study on rhabdomyolysis in the intensive care unit. Exploring its risk factors and main complication: acute kidney injury

Creatine kinase (U/L) <170 170–999 1,000–5,000 >5,000
Count (n) 398 1029 283 59
Gender: men (%) 212 (53.9%) 676 (66.3%) 192 (68.6%)* 45 (77.6%)*
Age 65 (53–73) 66 (55–74) 62 (50–71) 63 (46–71)
ICU stay (days) 2 (1–6) 2 (1–4) 3 (1–9)* 6 (3–14)*
SOFA 5 (2–8) 6 (4–9) 7 (4–10)* 9 (5–13)*
AKI (%) 56 (14.1%) 181 (17.5%) 83 (29.3%)* 25 (42.4%)*
Hemodialysis (%) 34 (8.5%) 56 (5.4%) 33 (11.7%) 25 (42.4%)*
Mortality (%) 35 (8.8%) 51 (5%) 33 (11.7%) 16 (27.1%)*
  1. Data are presented as median (Q1 - Q3).
  2. AKI, acute kidney injury; ICU, intensive care unit.
  3. *p < 0.05 compared with the group with normal CK levels (<170 U/L).