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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 220 patients admitted to ICU

From: Patterns of antimicrobial resistance in intensive care unit patients: a study in Vietnam

Characteristics Statistics
Age (yrs; mean [SD]) 70.7 (16.7)
N (%)  
Gender (men) 109 (49.5)
Admission category
 Medical ICU 174 (79.1)
 Surgical ICU 43 (19.5)
 Stroke Unit 3 (1.4)
Primary diagnosis on admission
 Respiratory failure 127 (57.7)
 Hypertension 80 (36.5)
 Diabetes mellitus 57 (25.9)
 Chronic kidney disease 36 (16.4)
 Cerebral vascular disease 35 (16.0)
 Heart failure 34 (15.5)
 Sepsis shock 25 (11.4)
Prior medical history
 Hypertension 113 (62.4)
 Diabetes mellitus 70 (38.6)
 Chronic kidney disease 24 (13.2)
 COPD 24 (13.2)
 Othersa 79 (36.0)
Median (IQR)  
No. of days on mechanical ventilation (before enrollment) 9 (6–11.5)
APACHE II score 22 (18–28)
Length of stay ICU (d) 16 (11–25)
  1. *COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  2. a: n (%): cancer: 20 [11]; brain hemorrhage: 19 [10]; tuberculosis: 14 [7]; heart failure: 9 [5]; acute myocardial infarction: 7 [4]; ischemic stroke: 4 [2]; gastrointestinal bleeding, urinary tract infection, prostate enlarge: 2 [1]; others: 84 (46)