Table 1

The median Waterlow scores at admission for patients who were alive or dead at 30 days

Patient subcategory30-day survivorsN30-day mortalityNTotal No. of patientsMann-Whitney
Median Waterlow scoreMedian Waterlow scoreP value
Respiratory131061630136<0.001
Stroke156619.51278<0.001
Cardiology1010317111140.016
Non-respiratory infections131011691100.018
Trauma1439204430.044
Miscellaneous1010712131200.067
Renal1328197350.143
Gastroenterology1059145640.352
Endocrine1520173230.590
Haematology/
Oncology
11571215720.627
Neuro123939No deaths
All groups1272516109834<0.001