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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of all patients

From: Disseminated intravascular coagulation with the fibrinolytic phenotype predicts the outcome of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

  Non DIC DIC p Value
(180) (208)  
Age (year) 66 (55–76) 71 (58–80) 0.020
Male sex (n,%) 112 (62.2) 124 (59.6) 0.604
Causes of cardiac arrest
 CNS/Cardiac/Respiratory/Asphyxia/Other/Unknown 13/99/24/32/11/1 18/86/30/37/32/5
 Cardiac (n,%) 99 (55.0) 86 (41.3) 0.008
Initial rhythm
 VF/Asystole/PEA/Pulseless VT/Unknown 32/41/33/3/71 24/75/35/6/24
 Shockable rhythm (n,%) 35 (19.4) 30 (14.4) 0.220
Witnessed arrest 75 (41.7) 92 (44.2) 0.681
Bystander CPR (n,%) 55 (30.6) 50 (24.0) 0.169
Shock by EMT (n,%) 42 (23.3) 44 (21.1) 0.626
Therapeutic hypothermia (n,%) 44 (24.4) 40 (19.2) 0.219
DIC score 2 (1–2) 5 (4–6) 0.000
SIRS score 3 (3–4) 4 (3–4) 0.048
SIRS (n,%) 178 (98.9) 208 (100) 0.215
SOFA day 0 score 6 (4–8) 9 (6–11) 0.000
MODS day 0 (n,%) 7 (3.9) 49 (23.6) 0.000
MODS day 5 (n,%) 10 (5.5) 67 (32.2) 0.000
Outcome death (n,%) 43 (23.9) 114 (54.8) 0.000
  1. CNS central nervous system, VF ventricular fibrillation, PEA pulseless electrical activity, VT ventricular tachycardia, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, EMT emergency medical technician, DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation, APACHEII Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II, SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, MODS multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
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