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Table 4 Mortality over 28 days in patients with acute lung injury stratified for aPTT

From: Early intravenous unfractionated heparin and outcome in acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome – a retrospective propensity matched cohort study

  Mortality rate (No. deaths/total No. of patients) OR (95% CI) p
aPTT ≤ 45 (all patients) 25.4 (184/723) 0.64 (0.43/.96) 0.03
aPTT ≤ 451 (patients using heparin) 31 (50/164) 0.66 (0.30/1.45) 0.26
aPTT ≤ 452 (patients not using heparin) 24 (134/559) 0.54 (0.34/0.87) 0.007
Pooled results 1,2   0.57 (0.38/0.86) 0.005