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Table 4 Demographic and baseline characteristics of sepsis patients who died and who survived

From: Surfactant protein D (SP-D) gene polymorphism rs721917 is an independent predictor of acute kidney injury development in sepsis patients: a prospective cohort study

PatientsSepsisP
Non-survivorsSurvivors
NN = 78N = 252 
Mean age, years (SD)49 ± 1046 ± 70.001$$
Male sex, n(%)51 (65)107 (43)0.703
Mean SOFA scores (SD)14 ± 410 ± 20.001$$
Positive blood culture, n(%)23 (30)46(22)0.315
Shock, n(%)35 (45)86(34)0.387
ARDS, n(%)26 (33)76(30)0.583
Comorbidities, n(%)
 Hypertension11 (14)34(14)0.533
 Diabetes mellitus15 (19)38(15)0.523
Infection foci, n (%)
 Respiratory system36 (46)106 (42)0.155
 Abdominal cavity8 (10)47 (18)0.640
 Urinary tract9 (12)62 (25)0.166
 Bloodstream23 (30)32 (13)0.010$
 Unknown2 (3)5 (2)0.089
Average plasma SP-D, ng/mL153 ± 23133 ± 240.001$$
Median (IQR) urinary NGAL, ng/mL572 (524, 623)491 (471, 539)0.001$$
  1. $Compared with non-survivors, P < 0.05
  2. $$Compared with non-survivors, P < 0.01