TableĀ 1

Overview of participants involved in the in-depth, semistructured interviews

AgeGenderReason for ICU admissionAlcohol groupAPACHE IIICU LOS
73FPneumoniaLow risk144
70MAlcohol-related pancreatitisHarmful/hazardous173*
34FAlcohol-related pancreatitisAlcohol dependence1412
52MBowel obstructionLow risk225
23FOut-of-hospital cardiac arrestLow risk293
57MPneumoniaAlcohol dependence1911
57MGI tract sepsis (Salmonella)Alcohol dependence3158
31MSerious assaultHarmful/hazardous2026
68MNecrotising fasciitisLow risk306
37FUrinary tract infection/sepsisAlcohol dependence295
63FPneumoniaLow risk168
54MPneumoniaHarmful/hazardous3260
52FPneumoniaLow risk2637
63FStatus epilepticusLow risk193
60MVariceal bleedAlcohol dependence233
22MBurn injuryHarmful/hazardous146
59MAccidental overdoseHarmful/hazardous304
38MPerforated DUAlcohol dependence99
50MMetabolic disturbanceAlcohol dependence324
40MARDSAlcohol dependence339
60MPneumoniaAlcohol dependence1411
39MOut-of-hospital cardiac arrestHarmful/hazardous234
  • APACHE, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation; ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; DU, duodenal ulcer; F, female; GI, gastrointestinal; ICU, intensive care unit; LOS, length of stay; M, male.