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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Design and implementation of GRIP: a computerized glucose control system at a surgical intensive care unit

N 179
Age 62 (51 to 72)
Male sex 109 (61 %)
Reason of admission  
   Abdominal surgery 87 (49 %)
   Vascular surgery 24 (13 %)
   Trauma 17 (9.5 %)
   Liver transplant 14 (7.8 %)
   Miscellaneous 37 (21 %)
APACHE II 14 (11 to 19)
History of diabetes 26 (14.5 %)
Length of stay at the ICU (days) 1.6 (0.8 to 4.7)
Mortality at the ICU 19 (10.6 %)
Hospital mortality 26 (14.5 %)
  1. Patient characteristics of all patients treated from January 1st to May 1st, 2005.