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Table 1 Clinical features of Lung cancer patients admitted to ICU

From: Factors associated with intensive care admission in patients with lung cancer: a population-based observational study of 26, 731 patients

CategoriesN = 368
N (%)
Admission Diagnosis
 Related to lung cancer81 (20.3)
 Acute cardiac decompensation43 (10.8)
 Chest infection109 (27.4)
 Related to surgical treatment61 (15.3)
 Unrelated to lung cancer104 (26.1)
Cardiac Arrest Precipitating Admission
 Prior CPR29 (7.3)
 No prior CPR369 (92.7)
APACHE II Score
 8–1220 (5.0)
 13–1767 (16.8)
 18–2277 (19.4)
 23–2774 (18.6)
  ≥ 2855 (13.8)
 Missing105 (26.4)
Admission Specialty
 Medical134 (33.7)
 Surgical264 (66.3)
Number of Organs Supported
 None79 (19.9)
 194 (23.6)
 2138 (34.7)
 325 (6.3)
 Not known62 (15.6)
Receipt of Mechanical Ventilation
No99 (24.9)
Yes282 (70.9)
Not known17 (4.3)
Receipt of Renal Replacement Therapy
 No322 (80.9)
 Yes27 (6.8)
 Not known49 (12.3)
Receipt of Vasoactive Agents
 No183 (46.0)
 Yes182 (45.7)
 Not known33 (8.3)
Charlson Co-Morbidity Index
 0239 (60.1)
  ≥ 1159 (39.9)
Length of stay
 ICU3 days (IQR 1–6)
 Hospital10 days (IQR 1–19)
Mortality
 ICU165 (41.5)
 Hospital231 (58.0)
 Six-month274 (68.8)
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