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Table 2 Clinical outcomes of patients

From: Accuracy of the clinical pulmonary infection score to differentiate ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis from ventilator-associated pneumonia

  Derivation cohort P value Validation cohort P value
VAT (n = 320) VAP (n = 369) VAT (n = 70) VAP (n = 136)
Days on mechanical ventilation 13 (8–20) 13 (8–26) 0.35 18 (13–29) 17 (11–29) 0.23
Days in the ICU 21 (15–34) 22 (13–36) 0.69 24 (16 – 37) 22 (14–35) 0.3
ICU mortality 93 (29%) 146 (40%) 0.004 18 (26%) 46 (34%) 0.23
Progression from VAT to VAP 39 (12%) 7 (10%)
  1. Data are presented as number (%) or median (interquartile range)
  2. ICU Intensive Care Unit; VAP Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia; VAT Ventilator-Associated Tracheobronchitis
  3. p values < 0.05 are indicated in italics characters