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Table 3 Patient’s outcome according to intubation during the ICU stay

From: Use, timing and factors associated with tracheal intubation in septic shock: a prospective multicentric observational study

 Patients intubated early H0–H8 (n = 209)Patients intubated late H8–H72 (n = 114)Patients never intubated (n = 536)Overall P-valueIntubated early vs. late
P-value
Number of days alive without vasopressor at day 2813.7 ± 14.313.7 ± 11.424.3 ± 17.5< 0.0010.99
Number of days alive without dialysis at day 2815.8 ± 14.717.4 ± 11.526.2 ± 17.4<0.0010.09
Number of days alive without invasive ventilation at day 2811.5 ± 14.111.9 ± 10.526.3 ± 17.5< 0.0010.145
Length of ICU stay, days14.7 ± 35.215.2 ± 20.45.1 ± 37.1< 0.0010.01
Length of hospital stay, days22.7 ± 34.029.3 ± 41.021.7 ± 50.90.010.01
ICU mortality97 (46.9%)44 (38.6%)32 (6%)< 0.0010.2
Hospital mortality106 (51%)56 (49.1%)75 (14.1%)< 0.0010.8
28th-day mortality97 (46.9%)47 (41.2%)70 (13.1%)< 0.0010.4