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10 March 2022: Database Analysis

Prognostic Nutritional Index as a Predictor of 30-Day Mortality Among Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Unit with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Single-Center Retrospective Cohort Study

JiangChen Peng E , Fang Nie A , YuJie Li C , QiaoYi Xu F , ShunPeng Xing D , Yuan Gao E*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.934687

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e934687

Table 2 Clinical outcomes between study cohorts.

OutcomesLow tertile (≤30.2, n=164)Middle tertile (30.2–36.2, n=165)High tertile (>36.2, n=165)P value
30-day mortality40 (24.4%)22 (13.3%)15 (9.1%)
Hospital mortality41 (25.0%)22 (13.3%)15 (9.1%)
Length of ICU stay, days6.9 (3.9, 13.8)5.0 (3.0, 8.6)4.0 (2.9, 7.2)
Length of hospital stay, days12.6 (7.4, 18.9)10.4 (6.2, 15.0)8.5 (5.6, 13.0)
MV rate124 (75.6%)121 (73.3%)115 (69.7)0.477
RRT rate3 (1.8%)3 (1.8%)2 (1.2%)0.879
Values were expressed as median (IQR) or n (%). MV – mechanical ventilation; RRT – renal replacement therapy.

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