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Table 3 Characteristics of patients by source of admission

From: Role of respiratory intermediate care units during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

  ICU (n = 65) Non-ICU (n = 41) p
Age, years, mean 64 ± 11.5 69 ± 13.3 0.048
Body mass index, kg/m2, mean (SD) 31 ± 6 27 ± 5 0.002
Comorbidities ≥ 2, n (%) 25 (38.5) 25 (61) 0.029
High flow nasal cannula, n (%) 16 (25) 17 (41) 0.086
Non-invasive ventilation, n (%) 5 (8) 10 (24) 0.022
90-day mortality (%) 16 (25) 4 (10) < 0.001
  1. Data is presented as mean (SD) or number of patients (%)