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Table 3 Comparison of indexes at diagnosis of sepsis between the death and survival groups

From: Valuable prognostic indicators for severe burn sepsis with inhalation lesion: age, platelet count, and procalcitonin

Group Max. body temp (°C) Min. body temp (°C) Heart rate (beats/min) WBC (× 109/L) N% PLT (× 109/L) Na+(mmol/L) Glu (mmol/L) PCT (ng/mL) CRP (mg/L) PaCO2(mmHg)
Death 38.7 ± 1.6 36.7 ± 1.3 125 ± 23 13.35 ± 6.81 87.9 ± 7.4 94 ± 63 146.0 ± 9.9 10.00 ± 6.64 3.1 (1.2, 8.6) 24.8 (24.3, 26.3) 38.2 ± 8.0
Survival 39.3 ± 0.7 36.8 ± 0.9 137 ± 11 15.34 ± 6.42 87.6 ± 4.3 256 ± 126 143.1 ± 12.2 9.84 ± 6.22 1.3 (0.8, 4.3) 23.4 (17.6, 24.7) 36.4 ± 6.5
P 0.236 0.768 0.080 0.382 0.892 0.000 0.427 0.948 0.172 0.079 0.528
  1. Measurement data with normal distribution were expressed as mean ± standard deviation. Measurement data with non-normal distribution were expressed as median (25–75 centiles)
  2. WBC white blood cells, N% neutrophil percentage, PLT platelet count, Na+ serum sodium, Glu glucose, PCT procalcitonin, CRP C-reactive protein, PaCO2 serum CO2 partial pressure