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Research Article

Factors Affecting Mortality in Elderly Patients Hospitalized for Nonmalignant Reasons

Table 3

Laboratory values of the discharged and dead groups at the time of hospitalization.

CharacteristicsDischarged group
( )
Dead group
( )

Hemoglobin (g/dL) 0.069
MCV (fL) 0.964
PLT (K/µL) 0.002
MPV (fL) 0.009
ESR (mm/h) 0.001
Iron (µg/dL) 0.003
TIBC (µg/dL) <0.001
Glucose (mg/dL) 0.905
Urea (mg/dL) <0.001
Uric acid (mg/dL) <0.001
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.010
Albumin (g/dL) <0.001
ALT (U/L) 0.027
AST (U/L) 0.001
Sodium (mmol/L) 0.022
Potassium (mmol/L) 0.313
Calcium (mg/dL) <0.001
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 0.045
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) <0.001
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) <0.001
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) <0.001
TSH (µIU/mL) 0.196
CRP (mg/dL) <0.001

MCV: mean corpuscular volume; PLT: platelet; MPV: mean platelet volume; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; TIBC: total iron-binding capacity; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; TSH: thyroid stimulating hormone; CRP: C-reactive protein.