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Table 2 Number of protocol violations by categories

From: Designing and conducting a cluster-randomized trial of ICU admission for the elderly patients: the ICE-CUB 2 study

Protocol violations Standard care (n = 1518) Intervention group (n = 1518)
ADL score <4 or not evaluable 17 5
Age <75 years 5 1
Presence of cachexia 2 5
Absence of a pre-established critical conditions 4 4
No social security coverage 3 1
Presence of an active cancer 3 1
Total of protocol violations 33a 16a
  1. aOne patient did not meet two inclusion criteria in each group