The occurrence of GI symptoms and IAH according to their appearance order in patients presenting both of them during their ICU stay.
|Number of pt (%)||Mortality, pt (%)||ICU days (SD)|
|GI symptom(s) occurred first, IAH at least one day later||49 (34.5)||9 (18.4)||12.5 (10.8)|
|IAH occurred first, GI symptom(s) at least one day later||16 (11.3)||2 (12.5)||14.8 (9.9)|
|IAH and GI symptom(s) occurred simultaneously on the same day||77 (54.2)||20 (26.0)||12.8 (13.6)|
|Differences in mortality and ICU stay between the groups were not significant (one-way ANOVA and Kruskal-Wallis, resp.).|