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Table 1 Patient demographics of overall study

From: Sodium variability is associated with increased mortality in severe burn injury

Patient demographic  
Males 164
Females 48
Lived 183
Died 29
Burn area (%TBSA) 32 ± 19
Age (years) 44.6 ± 18
ICU stay (median days) 22 (15–39)
Mechanical ventilation (median days) 2 (0–15)
Acute renal failure 38
Chronic renal failure 4
Dialysis 2
Sodium measurements (median) 22 (12–51)
Mean sodium concentration (meq/l) 135.5 ± 2.4
Mean sodium standard deviation 2.9 ± 1.1
  1. All mean values are mean ± standard deviation, all median values are median (interquartile range)
  2. TBSA total body surface area, ICU intensive care unit, meq/l milliequivalents per liter