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Table 2 Clinical and demographic characteristics of the cohort comparing sepsis patients without vs with shock

From: Influence of severity of illness on neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin performance as a marker of acute kidney injury: a prospective cohort study of patients with sepsis

  Sepsis without shock (n = 42) Sepsis with shock (n = 65) p value
Gender male (%) 50 60 0.31
Age (years,mean/sd) 57.6(15.6) 62.9(14.3) 0.16
Reason for admission (%):    0.02
Respiratory 47.6 35.4  
Abdominal 14.3 41.5  
Urinary 14.3 1.5  
Endocarditis 2.4 6.2  
Neurological 4.8 1.5  
Catheter 4.8 3.1  
Other 11.9 10.8  
CKD on admission (MDRD <60 mL/min/1,73 m2) (%) 16.7 4.6 0.04
APACHE II score on the first day of admission 21(9) 23(9) 0.22
AKI (transient or intrinsic) (%) 25(59.5) 54(83.1) 0.007
Fluid balance first 24 hours (liter, mean/sd) 2.06(2.21) 3.8(2.58) <0.001
Use of diuretics on the first day of admission (%) 9.5 16.9 0.28
RRT need during ICU stay (%) 0 21.5 0.001
Total dose of noradrenaline first 24 h in μg/kg/min (mean/sd) N/A 0.17(0.16) N/A
Maximum dose of noradrenaline during first 24 h in μg/kg/min (mean/sd) N/A 0.44(0.41) N/A
Need for ventilation during ICU stay (%) 39.3 73.8 <0.001
LOS in the ICU (days) 4(6) 7(16) 0.03
ICU mortality (%) 14.3 32.3 0.04
Mortality at 90 days (%) 19.0 41.5 0.02