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Table 2 Cognitive and psychosocial outcomes of all patients, and of patients with and without delirium during ICU stay

From: Cognitive and psychosocial outcomes of mechanically ventilated intensive care patients with and without delirium

Variable at ICU discharge All patients (n = 103) No delirium (n = 66) Delirium (n = 37) P value*
MMSE, median (IQR) 28 (26–30) 29 (27–30) 27 (24–29) 0.17
Variables after 6 months (n = 65) (n = 38) (n = 27)  
TICS, median (IQR) 32 (30–34) 32 (30–35) 32 (30–33) 0.97
IES-R, median (IQR) 20 (6–34) 20 (3–33) 21 (8–36) 0.50
Variables after 12 months (n = 60) (n = 33) (n = 27)  
TICS, median (IQR) 31 (28–34) 30 (28–34) 31 (29–34) 0.76
IES-R, median (IQR) 15 (4–39) 11 (2–27) 30 (10–51) 0.028
IQCODE, median (IQR) 50 (48–53) 50 (48–53) 51 (48–55) 0.78
  1. Italic value is statistically significant
  2. MMSE Mini-mental state examination, TICS Telephone interview for cognitive status, IES-R impact of events scale-revised, PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder, IQCODE Informant questionnaire for cognitive decline in the elderly
  3. *P values between patients with and with no delirium derived from Mann–Whitney U test