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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of septic and nonseptic groups (N/percentage or range/mean)

From: Incidence and impact of sepsis on long-term outcomes after subarachnoid hemorrhage: a prospective observational study

  Septic Nonseptic p value
N = 41 N = 108
Age 23–77 (54) 22–79 (52) 0.4
Female gender 27 (66%) 82 (76%) 0.22
Arterial hypertension 34 (83%) 66 (61%) 0.01
Diabetes mellitus 5 (12%) 7 (6%) 0.31
Alcoholism 7 (17%) 13 (12%) 0.42
Smoking 12 (29%) 32 (29%) 1
APACHE II 5–36 (16.22) 2–31 (10.81) < 0.00001
Cardiovascular SOFA at admission 0–4 (0.9) 0–4 (0.26) 0.0005
GCS at admission 3–15 (9.51) 3–15 (13.44) < 0.00001
WFNS 4–5 25 (61%) 22 (20%) < 0.0001
Modified Fisher 3–4 34 (83%) 79 (73%) 0.28
Mechanical ventilation 31 (76%) 19 (17%) < 0.00001
Hydrocephalus 23 (56%) 22 (20%) < 0.0001
Rebleeding 1 (2%) 8 (7%) 0.45
Endovascular treatment 22 (54%) 28 (26%) 0.002
Surgical treatment 17 (41%) 75 (69%) 0.002