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Table 5 Outcomes of study patients based on the presence of ventilator-associated events

From: Accuracy of ventilator-associated events for the diagnosis of ventilator-associated lower respiratory tract infections

 VAC, n = 227No VAC, n = 832pIVAC, n = 123No IVAC, n = 936ppVAP, n = 62No pVAP, n = 995p
ICU mortality98 (43.2)316 (38)0.16323 (45.1)340 (36.3)0.18026 (41.9)388 (39)0.547
Duration of mechanical ventilation, days15 (10–27)9 (6–15)< 0.00116 (12.5–29)9 (6–16)< 0.00118 (15–31)9 (6–16)< 0.001
Mechanical ventilation-free days1 (0–11)9 (0–16)< 0.0011 (0–10)8 (0–15)< 0.0015 (0–14)8 (0–15)0.002
Length of ICU stay, days19 (13–32)14 (9–23)< 0.00120 (16–31.5)14 (9–24)< 0.00123 (19–34)14 (9–24)< 0.001
Length of hospital stay, days27 (17–51)19 (11–35)< 0.00127 (18.5–52)20 (11–35.5)< 0.00128 (19.5–53)20 (11–36)< 0.001
  1. Data are numbers (%), or median (interquartile range)
  2. d, day; IVAC, infection-related ventilator-associated condition; p, probable; VAC, ventilator-associated condition