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Table 2 Primary outcome—distribution of ventilator-acquired pneumonia across randomization groups

From: Early mechanical ventilation in patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome at high risk of respiratory failure: a randomized trial

Episodes of ventilator-acquired pneumonia All patients
N = 50
Experimental group
N = 25
Control group
N = 25
P value
At least 1 episode 19 (38) 9 (36) 10 (40) 1.00
1 episode 10 (20) 6 (24) 4 (16)
2 episodes 8 (16) 2 (8) 6 (24)
3 episodes 1 (2) 1 (4) 0 (0)
  1. Data are expressed as number (percentage)