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Table 5 Comparison of principals reasons for admission and main variables

From: Clinical and epidemiologic characterization of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus admitted to an intensive care unit in Colombia

  Infection NO Infection P value Disease activity NO disease activity P value
Age 30 24.5 0.345 25 32 0.146
Disease diagnosis time in years 2 2 0.972 2 2 0.470
Comorbidities 11 21 0.091 17 15 0.429
Organic basal commitment
 • Renal 16 22 0.641 23 15 0.126
 • CNS 4 9 0.257 8 5 0.429
 • Pulmonary 4 4 0.456 5 3 0.498
 • Hematologic 12 11 0.140 14 9 0.333
APACHE score 16 12 0.007 14 12 0.457
LODS score 7 6 0.199 6 6 0.806
CRP 8.3 3.6 0.011 5.1 4.3 0.585
Previously steroid use 16 21 0.544 21 16 0.513
Organic commitment during hospitalization
 • Renal 9 11 0.486 16 4 0.004
 • Pulmonary 7 11 0.477 13 5 0.062
 • Hemolytic anemia 7 6 0.250 13 0 0.001
 • Thrombocytopenia 7 6 0.250 12 1 0.001
Dyalisis support 6 19 0.438 10 6 0.352
Immunoglobulin use 5 2 0.1 6 1 0.089
Time at ICU 5 4 0.224 3 4.5 0.818
  1. Boldface is the values with stadistic signficance p < 0.05