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Table 5 Outcomes for patients with an ICU stay below (< 5 days) vs. at or above threshold for concern (> 5 days) about a prolonged ICU stay.

From: A predictive model for the early identification of patients at risk for a prolonged intensive care unit length of stay

  Regular ICU Stays Prolonged ICU Stays P-value
# Admissions 270,487 73,068  
Hospital Length of Stay: median & IQR 6.0 (3.3, 10.5) 18.6 (11.9, 30.7) <0.001
Length of Mechanical Ventilation: median & IQR 1.0 (1.0, 2.0) 4.0 (1.0, 9.0) <0.001
Hospital Mortality 10.7% 24.8% <0.001
ICU Mortality 6.8% 14.7% <0.001
% Discharged Home 68.4% 38.4% <0.001