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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study patients stratified by neurological outcome

From: Associations between blood glucose level and outcomes of adult in-hospital cardiac arrest: a retrospective cohort study

Variables All patients (n = 402) Patients with favourable neurological outcome at hospital discharge (n = 70) Patients without favourable neurological outcome at hospital discharge (n = 332) p value
Age, y (SDa) 65.4 (15.7) 62.5 (14.0) 66.1 (16.0) 0.03
Male, n (%) 243 (60.4) 52 (74.3) 191 (57.5) 0.01
Comorbidities, n (%)
 Heart failure 109 (27.1) 25 (35.7) 84 (25.3) 0.08
 Myocardial infarction 60 (14.9) 19 (27.1) 41 (12.3) 0.003
 Arrhythmia 91 (22.6) 17 (24.3) 74 (22.3) 0.75
 Hypotension 111 (27.6) 17 (24.3) 94 (28.3) 0.56
 Respiratory insufficiency 272 (67.7) 40 (57.1) 232 (69.9) 0.05
 Renal insufficiency 179 (44.5) 22 (31.4) 157 (47.3) 0.02
 Hepatic insufficiency 71 (17.7) 7 (10) 64 (19.3) 0.08
 Metabolic or electrolyte abnormality 83 (20.6) 10 (14.3) 73 (22.0) 0.19
 Diabetes mellitus 157 (39.1) 31 (44.3) 126 (38.0) 0.35
 Baseline evidence of motor, cognitive, or functional deficits 177 (44.0) 23 (32.9) 154 (46.4) 0.05
 Acute stroke 22 (5.5) 2 (2.9) 20 (6.0) 0.39
 Favourable neurological status 24 h before cardiac arrest 215 (53.5) 50 (71.4) 165 (49.7) <0.001
 Bacteraemia 31 (7.7) 2 (2.9) 29 (8.7) 0.14
 Metastatic cancer or any blood borne malignancy 65 (16.2) 1 (1.4) 64 (19.3) <0.001
  1. aSD standard deviation