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Table 2 Early warning score and individual variable distributions in the cohort

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
MEWSa 1 (1, 2) 1 (1, 2)  < 0.001
NEWSb 1 (0, 2) 2 (1, 4)  < 0.001
eCARTc 2 (2, 3) 4 (3, 7)  < 0.001
MEOWSd 0 (0, 0) 0 (0, 1)  < 0.001
MEWCe 0 (0, 0) 0 (0, 1)  < 0.001
MEWTf 0 (0, 0) 0 (0, 0)  < 0.001
Respiratory rate (breaths per minute) 18 (18, 20) 18 (18, 20)  < 0.001
Heart rate (beats per minute) 85 (75, 94) 92 (82, 105)  < 0.001
Temperature (°C) 36.6 (36.3, 36.8) 36.6 (36.3, 36.9)  < 0.001
WBCg (× 103/uL) 11.6 (9, 14.8) 13.1 (8.7, 16.6)  < 0.001
BUNh (mg/dL) 8 (5, 11) 10 (8, 15)  < 0.001
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.6 (0.5, 0.8) 0.7 (0.6, 1)  < 0.001
ASTi (U/L) 25 (17, 40) 29 (21, 48)  < 0.001
ALTj (U/L) 20 (11, 48) 27 (14, 54)  < 0.001
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 9.8 (8.7, 10.8) 8.6 (7.6, 9.8)  < 0.001
Platelet count (× 103/uL) 203 (154, 259) 209.5 (155, 347)  < 0.001
Systolic Blood Pressure (mm Hg) 117 (107, 129) 127 (112, 144)  < 0.001
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mm Hg) 67 (60, 76) 74 (63, 85)  < 0.001
Oxygen saturation (%) 98 (97, 99) 98 (96, 99)  < 0.001
Urine output (mL/12 h)k 0 (0, 855) 717.5 (2, 1300)  < 0.001
  1. a Modified early warning score
  2. b National early warning system
  3. c electronic cardiac arrest triage
  4. d Modified early obstetric warning system
  5. e Maternal early warning criteria
  6. f Maternal early warning trigger
  7. g White blood cell count
  8. h Blood urea nitrogen
  9. i Aspartate amniotransferase
  10. j Alanine transaminase
  11. k Unquantified urine was recorded as 0