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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: Relationship between CRP and hypofibrinolysis: Is this a possible mechanism to explain the association between CRP and outcome in critically ill patients?

  Sepsis (n = 11) Non-sepsis (n = 21) p value
Age, years 68 ± 19 67 ± 17 0.95
SAPS II 47 ± 11 25 ± 14 0.001
ICU stay, days 11.6 ± 7.8 6.7 ± 6.8 0.07
Death, n (%) 2 (18) 3 (14) 0.57
Leukocytes (×103 cells/μl) 10.4 ± 4.5 10.9 ± 3.7 0.74
Monocytes (×103 cells/μl) 549 ± 225 711 ± 398 0.24
Platelets (×103 cells/μl) 207 ± 157 234 ± 94 0.54
Fibrinogen (mg/dl) 657 ± 123 445 ± 132 <0.001
CRP (mg/dl) 24.2 ± 10.5 7.6 ± 6.1 <0.001
ECLT (min) 1104 ± 439 665 ± 275 0.002
  1. Mean ± SD; p value (t-stest).
  2. SAPS : Simplified Acute Physiologic Score; ICU : Intensive Care Unit; CRP : C-Reactive Protein;
  3. ECLT : Euglobulin Clot Lysis Test