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Research Article

Characteristics and Outcomes of Elderly Patients Refused to ICU

Table 3

Outcomes of patients who were candidates to ICU.

Patients admitted to ICU ( )Patients refused to ICU ( ) value

Hospital mortality70/195
35.8%
49/88
55.6%
0.002
Length of hospital stay*11 (6–21.5)7.5 (2–12.25)0.000
Mortality during 1-year followup 10/125
8.0%
13/38
34.2%
0.000
1-year mortality80/195
41.0%
62/87
71.3%
0.000
% patients who were rehospitalized during 1-year followup68/115
59.1%
17/38
44.7%
0.122

Data are shown as number (percent), except for those marked with *that are shown as median (P25–P75).

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