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Table 2 ICU characteristics of the 501 patients included in the SENIOREA study

From: Determinants of hospital and one-year mortality among older patients admitted to intensive care units: results from the multicentric SENIOREA cohort

  Number of patients with data available Patients included (n = 501)
Location of the patient before ICU admission 501  
 Acute facility care   290 (58%)
 Home   172 (34%)
 Chronic facility care   11 (2%)
 Supervised residence setting   8 (3%)
 Other   20 (4%)
Primary ICU diagnosis 498  
 Septic shock   78 (15.7%)
 Non-septic shock   22 (4.4%)
 Resuscitated cardiac arrest   52 (10.4%)
 Acute on chronic respiratory failure   64 (12.9%)
 Acute respiratory failure   149 (29.9%)
 Acute kidney injury and metabolic disorders   11 (2.2%)
 Neurological disorder   51 (10.2%)
 Post-surgery   26 (5.2%)
 Drug overdose   5 (1%)
 Trauma   7 (1.4%)
 Other   33 (6.6%)
Admission SOFA, m ± sd 501 7.0 ± 3.7
Admission SAPSII, m ± sd 501 54 ± 17
Type of mechanical ventilation, n (%) 489  
 Invasive only   290 (59.3%)
 Non-invasive only   98 (20.0%)
 Combined   101 (20.7%)
Total length of mechanical ventilation (days), m ± sd 463 7.5 ± 10.0
 Med (IQR)   4 (2–10)
Renal replacement therapy requirement 498 70 (14.1%)
Total length of renal replacement therapy, m ± sd 70 7.6 ± 9.3
 Med (IQR)   4 (1–11)
Vasopressor requirement 497 252 (50.7%)
Total length of vasopressor infusion (days), m ± sd 251 4.4 ± 6.2
 Med (IQR)   2 (1–5)
ICU length of stay (days), m ± sd 499 10.5 ± 13.8
 Med (IQR)   2 (1–5)
Hospital length of stay (days), m ± sd 499 20.2 ± 23.3
 Med (IQR)   14 (7–26)
ICU mortality 499 108 (21.6%)
Hospital mortality 499 130 (26.0%)
Limitation of life sustaining therapies, n (%) 447 135 (30.2%)
  1. Data are n (%), mean (m) ± standard deviation (sd) or median (med) with interquartile range (IQR). ICU, intensive care unit, SAPS, Simplified Acute Physiology Score, SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment