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Table 3 Patient characteristics at ICU admission

From: Levels of mannose-binding lectin (MBL) associates with sepsis-related in-hospital mortality in women

  All patients (n = 148) Men (n = 57) Women (n = 91)
Age years 60.7 (IQR 18.3) 63.4 (IQR 16.5) 57.2 (IQR 18.0)
Years between survey and sepsis 6.5 (IQR 7.7) 7.4 (IQR 7.8) 5.9 (IQR 8.1) *
BMI (n = 116, 52/64) 26.7 (IQR 6.0) 26.0 (IQR 6.2) 26.9 (IQR 7.0)
Disease scores
 APACHE II Score 18.0 (IQR 9) 17.0 (IQR 10) 18.0 (IQR 9)
 SOFA score 7.0 (IQR 5) 7.0 (IQR 5) 7.0 (IQR 6)
Disease severity, n (%)
 Severe sepsis 99 (66.9%) 42 (74%) 57 (63%)
 Septic shock 49 (33.1%) 15 (26%) 34 (37%)
 ICU mortality 27 (18.2%) 10 (17.5%) 17 (18.7%)
 Hospital mortality 32 (21.6%) 13 (22.8%) 19 (20.9%)
 Hospital Length of stay 17.5 (IQR 24.7) 15 (IQR 25.5) 18 (IQR 27)
Co-morbidities, n (%)
 COPD 4 (2.7%) 1 (1.8%) 3 (3.3%)
 Congestive heart failure 5 (3.4%) 3 (5.3%) 2 (2.2%)
 Chronic renal insufficiency 4 (2.7%) 2 (3.5%) 2 (2.2%)
 Chronic liver disease 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Diabetes, n (%)
 Insulin treatment 11 (7.4%) 4 (7.0%) 7 (7.7%)
 Other treatments 8 (5.4%) 4 (7.0%) 4 (4.4%)
 Cancer, n (%)
 Hematological 9 (6.1%) 4 (7.0%) 5 (5.5%)
 Localized 20 (13.5%) 9 (15.8%) 11 (12.1%)
 Metastatic 11 (7.4%) 5 (8.8%) 6 (6.6%)
Immunosuppressants, n (%)
 Chronic steroids 8 (5.4%) 3 (5.3%) 5 (5.5%)
 Chemotherapy 13 (8.8%) 7 (12.3%) 6 (6.6%)
 Other immunosuppression 12 (8.1%) 4 (7.0%) 8 (8.8%)
Primary infection site, n (%)
 Pneumonia 24 (16.2%) 11 (19%) 13 (14%)
 Abdominopelvic 50 (33.8%) 19 (33%) 31 (34%)
 Urinary tract 20 (13.5%) 10 (18%) 10 (11%)
 Other 52 (35.1%) 17 (30%) 35 (38%)
 Unknown 5 (3.4%) 2 (3.5%) 3 (3.3%)
Infecting microorganism, n (%)
 Gram positive (cocci) 62 (14.0%) 23 (40.4%) 39 (42.9%)
 Gram negative (rods) 40 (27%) 21 (36.8%) 19 (20.9%) *
 Fungi 11 (7.4%) 3 (5.3%) 8 (8.8%)
 Virus 9 (6.1%) 3 (5.3%) 6 (6.6%)
 Negative cultures 33 (22.3%) 13 (22.8%) 20 (22.0%)
  1. Data are presented as numbers (%) or median and interquartile range (IQR)
  2. * p < 0.05 Mann-Whitney and Chi2. Abbreviations: APACHE Acute Physiology, Age and Chronic Health Evaluation, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, CI Confidence interval, IQR Interquartile range, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ICU Intensive care unit
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