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Table 1 Main patient characteristics

From: Low HDL levels in sepsis versus trauma patients in intensive care unit

Characteristics Overall (n = 75) Sepsis (n = 50) Trauma (n = 25) P*
Age (years) 62 [45–74] 68 [57–78] 38 [28–56] <0.0001
Male 53 (70.7) 36 (72.0) 17 (68.0) 0.72
Weight (kg) 77.3 ± 16.0 76.0 ± 17.3 80.0 ± 13.0 0.31
Lipid medicationsa 7 (9.3) 6 (12.0) 1 (4.0) 0.41
ISS 29 [20–41]
SAPSII 40 [29–56] 42 [30–59] 39 [26–45] 0.31
SOFA day 1 7 [5–8] 7 [4–9] 7 [5–8] 0.89
Norepinephrine day 1 (µg/kg/min) 0.1 [0.0–0.4] 0.1 [0.0–0.4] 0.1 [0.0–0.3] 0.83
Glasgow score day 1 14 [13–15] 15 [14–15] 13 [7–15] 0.0033
Leukocytes/mm3 day 1 14,000 [7180–21,280] 13,920 [7350–22,350] 14,250 [7180–19,200] 0.54
Hematocrit day 1 (%) 33 ± 7 33 ± 7 33 ± 7 0.83
Creatinine day 1 (mmol/l) 98 [69–136] 102 [71–163] 92 [63–99] 0.13
Protein (day 1 g/l) 54 ± 12 54 ± 13 54 ± 10 0.84
Lactates day 1 (mmol/l) 1.9 [1.3–2.3] 1.9 [1.3–2.6] 2.4 [1.3–3.2] 0.49
  1. Values are frequencies (percentages), mean ± SD or medians [IQR]
  2. P value for comparison between sepsis and trauma patients
  3. aAll these patients received statins