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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of inpatients in the intensive care unit

From: Factors affecting the emotional reactions of patient relatives who receive news of death: a prospective observational study

  Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Gender   
 Female 54 54.0
 Male 46 46.0
Diagnosis   
 Cardiovascular 22 22.0
 Respiratory 15 15.0
 Neurological 20 20.0
 Digestive 2 2.0
 Metabolic 6 6.0
 Oncological 30 30.0
 Renal 3 3.0
 Post-operative complications 2 2.0
  Me. (S.D.) (Min. – Max.)
Patient age 70.15 (14.88) 20–96
Length of stay 17.96 (14.53) 3–69
GCS 6.89 (4.58) 3–15
APACHE II score 75.95 (12.59) 21–97
  1. Me., mean; Min., minimum; Max., maximum; S.D., standard deviation; GCS, Glasgow coma score; APACHE II, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II