Table 2

Treatment on ICU by worsening or stable functional status prior to ICU admission

Functional DeteriorationStable baseline functionΧ2 P value
Median number of organ failures (IQR)2 (0 to 3)2 (0 to 4)
Advanced respiratory support130 (51.8%)227 (61.4%)p=0.0181
Vasoactive medications79 (31.5%)124 (33.5%)p=0.5952
Renal replacement therapy107 (42.6%)92 (24.9%)p<0.0001
Active treatment withdrawn38 (15.1%)40 (10.8%)p=0.1105
  • All percentages stated refer to column totals.

  • ICU, intensive care unit.