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Table 1 Details of VIP-2 patients studied compared to those not studied

From: Reliability of the Clinical Frailty Scale in very elderly ICU patients: a prospective European study

  Included Not included
Number 1923 1997
Age (median IQR) year 84 (81–87) 84 (81–87)
Male sex (%) 53.8% 53.3%
ICU LOS (median IQR) days 4 (1.96–8.89) 4 (1.71–7.12)
SOFA score (median IQR) 6 (4–9) 6 (4–9)
CFS fit (1–3) 789 (41%) 754 (38.1%)
CFS vulnerable (CFS 4) 407 (21.1%) 384 (19.4%)
CFS frail (CFS 5–9) 732 (37.8%) 840 (42.5%)
IQCODE (median, IQR) 3.25 (3–3.75) 3.19 (3–3.56)
Katz ADL score (mean) 4.8  
Co-morbidity/polypharmacy score (mean and 95% CI 10.6 (10.4–10.9)  
Admission groups (%)   
 Acute respiratory failure 22.8 25.3
 Emergency surgery 15.4 12.3
 Sepsis 14.5 13.0
 Acute circulatory failure 13.8 13.8
 Respiratory and circulatory 10.7 12.2
 Trauma 6.1 4.6
 Cerebral failure 5.8 4.0
 Other 10.4 13.0
  1. The CFS is the value from Rater 1, and the % relates to the column (within the subgroup)
  2. SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, CFS clinical frailty scale, IQCODE informant questionnaire on cognitive decline in the elderly, ADL activity of daily living, CPS Co-morbidity and Polypharmacy score