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Table 1 Selected baseline characteristics of the population according with 30-day mortality

From: Predictive value of geriatric-quickSOFA in hospitalized older people with sepsis

Variables Survivors
(n = 41)
Deaths
(n = 124)
p
Age, mean ± SD 87.2 ± 4.5 87.6 ± 5.7 0.668
Male sex, n (%) 29 (70.7) 71 (57.3) 0.196
Charlson Comorbidity Index, median [IQR] 5 [3, 6] 4 [3, 5] 0.433
Cancer, n (%) 6 (14.6) 23 (18.6) 0.723
Diabetes, n (%) 17 (41.5) 28 (22.5) 0.129
Chronic heart failure, n (%) 15 (36.6) 48 (38.7) 0.926
Cognitive decline, n (%) 26 (63.4) 91 (73.4) 0.273
Bedridden, n (%) 14 (34.2) 73 (58.9) 0.009
SPMSQ, median [IQR] 9 [5, 10] 10 [6, 10] 0.219
Number of drugs, median [IQR] 6 [5, 9] 7 [5, 9] 0.897
BADL, median [IQR] 1 [0, 1] 0 [0, 1] 0.614
IADL, median [IQR] 0 [0, 1] 0 [0, 0] 0.791
Delirium, n (%) 17 (41.5) 85 (68.6) 0.002
 Prevalent, n (%) 12 (29.3) 40 (32.3) 0.823
 Incident, n (%) 5 (12.2) 45 (36.3) 0.006
Hypotension, n (%) 11 (26.9) 44 (35.5) 0.390
Tachypnea, n (%) 7 (17.1) 44 (35.5) 0.041
Altered mental status, n (%) 19 (46.4) 66 (53.2) 0.528
White Blood Cells (×10^3/ μl), mean ± SD 17.7 ± 10.5 15.4 ± 9.2 0.222
Hemoglobin (g/dl), mean ± SD 12.1 ± 2.1 11.1 ± 2.5 0.015
Platelets Count (× 10^3/μl), mean ± SD 256.1 ± 97.1 242.0 ± 114.6 0.443
Creatinine (mg/dl), mean ± SD 1.51 ± 0.82 1.80 ± 1.22 0.088
Bilirubin mg/dl), mean ± SD 0.8 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.8 0.272
Albumin (g/dl), mean ± SD 2.8 ± 0.6 2.4 ± 0.8 0.004
pH, mean ± SD 7.43 ± 0.08 7.43 ± 0.09 0.972
C Reactive Protein (mg/dl), mean ± SD 14.7 ± 8.6 14.7 ± 9.9 0.980
Procalcitonin (ng/ml), mean ± SD 25.0 ± 37.0 22.0 ± 33.0 0.673
  1. Note: SPMSQ Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire (number of errors), BADL Basic Activities Of Daily Living, IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living; Hypotension = systolic blood pressure < 100 mmHg; tachypnea = Respiratory Rate ≥ 22/min; altered mental status = Glasgow Coma Scale ≤14