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Table 1 Comparisons of patient characteristics between patients who did and did not experience an ICU transfer and/or death

From: Comparison of early warning scores for predicting clinical deterioration and infection in obstetric patients

 

No ICU transfer or death (n = 19,568)

ICU transfer or death (n = 43)

P value

Age, years (median, IQRa)

27 (23, 32)

29 (24, 33)

0.11

Race/ethnicity (n, %)

  

0.85

  Black

14,586 (74.5%)

32 (74.4%)

  White

2,266 (11.6%)

4 (9.3%)

  Hispanic

1,335 (6.8%)

4 (9.3%)

  Other/Unknown

1,381 (7.1%)

3 (7.0%)

Body Mass Index (kg/m2) at admission (median, IQR)

31.3 (27.0, 37.0)

32.6 (26.2, 39.2)

0.59

Diabetes Mellitus (n, %)

412 (2.1%)

4 (9.3%)

0.01

Hypertensive disorders (n, %)

1,102 (5.6%)

12 (27.9%)

 < 0.001

Total length of stay, days (median, IQR)

3 (2, 3)

8 (6, 12)

 < 0.001

In-Hospital mortality (n, %)

2 (0.01%)

3 (7.0%)

 < 0.001

  1. a Interquartile range