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Research Article

Self-Rated Health as a Predictor of Death after Two Years: The Importance of Physical and Mental Wellbeing Postintensive Care

Table 1

Baseline characteristics. eGFR: Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate. IQR: Inter Quartile Range. APACHE II: Acute Physiological and Chronic Health Evaluation II. ICU: Intensive Care Unit. SF-36: Short Form 36. NA: no answer.

Variables Low-risk
Died before day 180 

Reason for admission
Charlson Comorbidity Index
Septic shock11133583122443
Mechanical ventilation198601226639275
eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2)


Age (yr)651664167016
APACHE II171217102112
Days in ICU4748811
SF-36 Mental Component 53163717NANA
SF-36 Physical Component 45173110NANA

, . -rated health, low-risk group: “In general, would you say your health is?” Answers: “Excellent,” “Very Good,” or “Good.” -rated health, high-risk group: “In general, would you say your health is?” Answers “Fair” or “Poor.”

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