Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Physicians’ estimated probabilities of survival for 201 patients evaluated for intensive care

From: ICU physicians’ and internists’ survival predictions for patients evaluated for admission to the intensive care unit

Estimate Prediction by intensive care physician Prediction by internist
Survival if care in the ICU N (%) Survival if care on the ward N (%) Survival if care in the ICU (2 missing) N (%) Survival if care on the ward N (%)
<10% 15 (7.5) 72 (35.8) 8 (4.0) 62 (30.8)
10–40% 34 (16.9) 47 (23.4) 19 (9.5) 62 (30.8)
41–60% 33 (16.4) 32 (15.9) 37 (18.6) 49 (24.4)
61–90% 54 (26.9) 28 (13.9) 72 (36.2) 24 (11.9)
> 90% 65 (32.3) 22 (10.9) 63 (31.7) 4 (2.0)
Within physician* P < 0.001 P < 0.001
  1. *Wilcoxon paired test