Table 2

Patient characteristics for the two cohorts. Discharge delay defined as length of time between callout and discharge from intensive care unit (ICU). Readmission to ICU defined as readmission during same hospital stay. Negative outcome is in-hospital mortality and/or readmission

MIMICGICU
Total patients75921870
Gender, % female47.640.5
Age, median years (IQR))64.0 (50.9–77.0)63.0 (49.0–72.8)
BMI, median (IQR)28.1 (24.9–31.6)26.5 (22.8–30.6)
Length of stay, median days (IQR)1.93 (1.11–3.34)2.96 (1.69–5.14)
Discharge delay, median days (IQR)0.27 (0.18–0.39)0.34 (0.20–1.04)
In-hospital mortality, # (%)466 (6.14)67 (3.58)
Readmission to ICU, # (%)589 (7.76)52 (2.78)
Negative outcomes, # (%)954 (12.57)109 (5.83)
  • BMI, body mass index; GICU, general intensive care unit.