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Table 1 Patients' characteristics at baseline

From: An international survey on aminoglycoside practices in critically ill patients: the AMINO III study

Variables n Value
Age (years) 929 63 ± 15
Female 928 364 (39%)
Weight (TBW, kg) 922 77 ± 20
Height (cm) 898 169 ± 9.5
BMI (kg m−2) 897 27 ± 6.8
Medical/surgical admission 929 512 (55%)/417 (44.8%)
SAPS II 792 51 [38;65]
APACHE 109 22 [15;28]
SOFA 921 8 [6;11]
Creatinine level (µmol L−1) 930 133 ± 120
Albumin (g L−1) 407 27 ± 7
Protein (g L−1) 773 55.6 ± 12.3
  1. For continuous variables mean ± standard deviation or median [interquartile range] are given. For categorical variables, numbers (%) are given
  2. TBW: total body weight; BMI: body mass index; ICU: intensive-care medicine
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