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Table 2 Inpatient outcomes of non-frail vs frail patients

From: Relevance of presenting risks of frailty, sarcopaenia and osteopaenia to outcomes from aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage

   Overall Non- Frail
(n = 20)
Frail (n = 31) Unadjusted Adjusted
OR (95% CI) PValue OR (95% CI) PValue
Delayed cerebral ischaemia Frequency (%) 11 (21.6) 1 (5.0) 10 (32.3) 0.11 (0.013 – 0.95) 0.034 0.11 (0.01 – 0.93) 0.042
Neurocardiac syndrome Frequency (%) 4 (7.8) 1 (5.0) 3 (9.7) 0.49 (0.05 – 5.08) 1.00 0.80 (0.07 – 9.77) 0.86
Infective complications Frequency (%) 21 (41.2) 6 (30.0) 15 (48.4) 0.46 (0.14 – 1.50) 0.19 0.50 (0.15 – 1.68) 0.26
Any overall complications Frequency (%) 28 (54.9) 6 (30.0) 22 (71.0) 0.18 (0.05 – 0.60) 0.004 0.20 (0.06 – 0.69) 0.011
Tracheostomy Frequency (%) 9 (17.6) 2 (10.0) 7 (24.1) 0.35 (0.06 – 1.89) 0.28 0.48 (0.08 – 3.07) 0.44
Ventriculopertioneal shunt Frequency (%) 12 (23.5) 7 (35.0) 5 (17.2) 2.59 (0.68 – 9.79) 0.16 5.23 (0.97 – 28) 0.056
NICU length of stay Median (1Q – 3Q) 8 (4.5 – 11) 8 (3 -11) 8 (5 – 14) - 0.73 - 0.85
Overall length of stay Median (1Q – 3Q) 24 (16 – 46.25) 18 (14.5 – 33) 28.5 (16 – 51.75) - 0.24 - 0.53
Discharged home/
Rehabilitation
Frequency (%) 46 (90.2) 19 (95.0) 27 (93.1) 1.41 (0.12 – 16) 1.00 0.93 (0.07 – 12) 0.96
mRS on discharge Median (1Q – 3Q) 2 (1 – 4) 1 (1 – 2.75) 3 (2 – 4) - 0.004 - 0.011
Favourable mRS on discharge Frequency (%) 37 (72.5) 19 (95.0) 18 (58.1) 13.7 (1.63 – 115) 0.004 12.2 (1.39 – 107) 0.024
Mortality Frequency (%) 1 (2.0) 0 (0) 1 (3.2) - 1.00 - 1.00
  1. NICU Neuroscience intensive care unit, mRS Modified Rankin scale