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Table 4 Cohort glycemic control results for the STAR and SPRINT cohorts in Christchurch and Gyula Hospital ICU

From: Safety, efficacy and clinical generalization of the STAR protocol: a retrospective analysis

  SPRINT Chch STAR Chch STAR Gyula P value
SPRINT Chch, STAR Chch STAR Gyula, STAR Chch
Number patients 292 267 47
Number episodes 355 336 47
Total hours 40931 22948 6244
Number of BG measurements 26530 12363 3050
Median (IQR) days on protocol 3.0 [1.3:6.3] 1.9 [0.9:3.5] 3.9 [1.9:6.9] <0.05 <0.05
Median (IQR) measures/day per patient 15.8 [14.1:18.0] 13.6 [11.5:16.2] 11.7 [10.9–13.3] <0.05 <0.05
Glycemic performance—cohort raw data
BG mean 5.8 7.0 6.8
BG SD 1.3 1.3 1.3
BG median [IQR] 5.7 [5.0–6.6] 6.8 [6.0–7.9] 6.7 [5.8–7.8] <0.05 <0.05
Glycemic performance—cohort hourly interpolated
BG mean 5.7 6.7 6.6
BG SD 1.2 1.2 1.2
BG median [IQR] 5.6 [5.0–6.4] 6.6 [6.0–7.4] 6.5 [5.9–7.2] <0.05 <0.05
% time >10.0 mmol/l 1.5 4.4 3.0
% time 4–6.1 mmol/l (SPRINT target) 71.4 43.9 46.5
% time 4.4–8.0 mmol/l (STAR target) 87.2 82.6 85.7
% time <4.4 mmol/l 7.4 1.4 1.9
% time <4.0 mmol/l 2.5 0.6 0.9
% time <2.22 mmol/l 0.002 0.004 0
  1. Data are presented as median [inter-quartile range (IQR)] where appropriate