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Table 1 Characteristics of Training and Prospective Groups by Weaning Outcome

From: Development and prospective validation of a model for predicting weaning in chronic ventilator dependent patients

  Training Group Prospective Group  
  Weaned n = 18 (SD) Not Weaned n = 25 (SD) Weaned n = 19 (SD) Not Weaned n = 12 (SD) p-value
Age, years 62 (+/-18) 60 (+/-16) 57 (+/-15) 54 (+/-25) NS
Sex, male (%) 9 (45%) 13 (57%) 9 (68%) 9 (57%) NS
Months of ventilation prior to admission 3.6 (+/-10) 2.2 (+/-4.2) 1.6 (+/-6) 1.9 (+/-6) NS
  1. NS = not significant, SD = standard deviation