Table 2.

Baseline characteristics of long-term survivors and nonsurvivors

Survivors (n = 413)Nonsurvivors (n = 182)P Value of Difference
Patient characteristics
    Age: mean (range)60.9 (15 to 96)68.7 (27 to 93)<0.001
    Male sex (%)61.270.20.036
    BMI: mean (±SD)26.5 (5.6)25.9 (4.3)0.253
Severity scores
    SHARF score 0 h: mean (±SD)50.8 (26.7)51.9 (27.2)0.658
    APACHE II 0 h: mean (±SD)21.1 (9.1)20.8 (8.1)0.779
    SOFA 0 h: mean (±SD)7.8 (3.4)7.6 (3.5)0.414
Treatment (%)0.980
    Conservative57.157.1
    IRRT28.628.0
    CRRT14.314.8
ICU and hospital stay
    Days ICU: mean (range)13.4 (1 to 106)13.6 (1 to 88)0.909
    Days hospitalization: mean (range)41.5 (1 to 339)45.6 (1 to 272)0.285
Renal outcome
    Creatinine clearance at discharge: mean (±SD) ml/min63.0 (31.3)55.7 (31.1)0.030a
    NKF K/DOQI categories at discharge: (%)0.049a
        >60 ml/min41.532.0
        30 to 60 ml/min34.734.7
        <30 ml/min23.833.3
    ESRD at discharge (%)11.915.90.175
  • RRT, renal replacement therapy; IRRT, intermittent renal replacement therapy; ICU, intensive care unit.

  • a Binary logistic regression detected only age and gender as independent predictors of long-term mortality.