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Table 2 Differences in the distribution of septic shock and mortality between patients with low SI and high SI

From: The effectiveness of the sarcopenia index in predicting septic shock and death in elderly patients with community-acquired pneumonia

Characteristics Total n = 769 Male n = 480 Female n = 289
Low SI High SI p Low SI High SI p Low SI High SI p
septic shock,n(%)    0.153    0.19    0.024
  no 155(80.73) 491(85.1)   94(78.99) 304(84.21)   56(77.78) 192(88.48)  
  yes 37(19.27) 86(14.9)   25(21.01) 57(15.79)   16(22.22) 25(11.52)  
mortality,n(%)     < 0.001     < 0.001     < 0.001
  no 71(36.98) 366(63.43)   44(36.97) 219(60.66)   19(26.39) 155(71.43)  
  yes 121(63.02) 211(36.57)   75(63.03) 142(39.34)   53(73.61) 62(28.57)