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26 September 2020: Clinical Research

Intensive Care Unit Admissions During the First 3 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Poland: A Single-Center, Cross-Sectional Study

Izabela Kokoszka-Bargieł 1ABDEF , Paweł Cyprys 2BCDF , Katarzyna Rutkowska 3ADEF , Jarosław Madowicz 45BDEF , Piotr Knapik 3ABDEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.926974

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e926974

Table 1 Demographic data and medical status on Intensive Care Unit admission.

VariablesAdmitted (n=32)Not admitted D (n=21)p
Age (years)62.4 (10.4)72.2 (12.3)
Male gender22 (69%)13 (62%)0.41
ComorbiditiesCoronary artery disease12 (38%)13 (62%)0.10
Past myocardial infarction8 (25%)7 (33%)0.55
Heart failure14 (44%)13 (62%)0.26
Peripheral vascular disease14 (44%)6 (29%)0.39
Arterial hypertension20 (63%)16 (76%)0.37
COPD3 (9%)3 (14%)0.67
Diabetes17 (53%)10 (48%)0.78
Chronic renal failure6 (19%)3 (14%)1.00
Previous cerebral stroke4 (13%)10 (48%)
Chronic neurological disorders6 (19%)11 (52%)
Dementia3 (9%)9 (43%)
Systemic autoimmune diseases5 (16%)1 (5%)0.38
Cancer4 (13%)4 (19%)0.70
None4 (13%)0 (0%)0.14
Charlson Comorbidity Index5.9 (4.3)9.1 (3.5)
Clinical Frailty Scale (points)4.7 (1.7)6.9 (1.2)
Clinical Frailty Scale ≥5 points17 (53%)20 (95%)
Numerical data are presented as mean (SD). COPD – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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