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Table 2 Cortisol values for the different criteria of critical pneumonia

From: Serum cortisol predicts death and critical disease independently of CRB-65 score in community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective observational cohort study

  cortisol (nmol/L; median, IQRa)  
Criteria Yes no p-value
Death during antimicrobial treatment (N = 37) 1020 (634-1445) 607 (409-857) < 0.001
ICU-admission (N = 19) 1013 (605-1831) 615 (414-866) 0.002
mechanical ventilation (N = 44) 985 (636-1648) 607 (409-853) < 0.001
catecholamine treatment (N = 5) 1160 (391-1596) 621 (418-866) 0.25
  1. a IQR = interquartile range