Table 3

SOFA and qSOFA scores and individual SOFA subscores at ER, admission day 1 and day 3 in without-DNR and DNR groups

Emergency room (median (IQR))*Before matchingAfter matching
Without-DNR
(n=455)
DNR
(n=262)
P valueWithout-DNR
(n=239)
DNR
(n=239)
P value
 qSOFA1 (0–2)1 (0–2)0.4041 (1–2)1 (1–2)0.302
 SOFA score7 (5–9)8 (5–10)0.0067 (5–10)8 (4–10)0.149
 PaO2/FiO2 subscore2 (1–3)2 (1–3)0.4952 (1–4)2 (1–3)0.847
 Platelet subscore0 (0–1)0 (0–1)0.5550 (0–1)0 (0–1)0.890
 Bilirubin subscore0 (0–0)0 (0–0)0.5940 (0–0)0 (0–0)0.491
 Cardiovascular subscore0 (0–1)0 (0–1)0.0530 (0–1)0 (0–1)0.173
 GCS subscore2 (0–4)2 (0–4)0.3132 (0–4)2 (0–4)0.956
 Creatinine or urine output subscore1 (0–2)1 (0–2)0.0071 (0–2)1 (0–2)0.309
Admission day 1
 qSOFA2 (1–2)2 (1–2)0.1801 (1–2)2 (1–2)0.183
 SOFA score8 (6–11)10 (7–12)<0.0018 (6–10)9 (7–12)0.001
 PaO2/FiO2 subscore2 (1–3)2 (1–3)0.2062 (1–3)2 (1–3)0.397
 Platelet subscore0 (0–1)0 (0–2)0.9520 (0–1)0 (0–2)0.489
 Bilirubin subscore0 (0–0)0 (0–1)0.0690 (0–0)0 (0–1)0.162
 Cardiovascular subscore0 (0–1)1 (0–4)<0.0010 (0–1)1 (0–4)<0.001
 GCS subscore3 (2–4)3 (2–4)<0.0013 (2–4)3 (2–4)0.172
 Creatinine or urine output subscore1 (0–2)1 (0–3)0.0071 (0–2)1 (0–3)0.262
Admission day 3
 qSOFA1 (1–2)1 (1–2)0.0031 (1–2)1 (1–2)0.006
 SOFA score7 (5–9)8.5 (6–11)<0.0017 (4–9)8 (5–10)<0.001
 PaO2/FiO2 subscore2 (1–2)2 (1–3)0.0132 (1–2)2 (1–3)0.032
 Platelet subscore0 (0–2)1 (0–2)0.0030 (0–2)1 (0–2)0.005
 Bilirubin subscore0 (0–0)0 (0–1)0.0090 (0–0)0 (0–1)0.031
 Cardiovascular subscore0 (0–0)0 (0–1)<0.0010 (0–0)0 (0–1)0.001
 GCS subscore3 (2–3)3 (2–4)<0.0012 (2–3)3 (2–4)0.033
 Creatinine or urine output subscore0 (0–2)1 (0–3)0.0100 (0–2)1 (0–3)0.522
  • *We used Mann-Whitney U test for non-normal data.

  • DNR, do-not-resuscitate; ER, emergency room; FiO2, fraction of inspired concentration of oxygen; GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale; PaO2, PaO2 of oxygen; qSOFA, quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment.