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Table 2 Neurological outcome of the study population

From: 2-year survival of patients undergoing mild hypothermia treatment after ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest is significantly improved compared to historical controls

Neurological outcome Control Hypothermia p-Value
no./total-no. (%) (n = 98) (n = 107)  
CPC 1 13 (13.3) 46 (43) < 0.01
CPC 2 11 (11.2) 18 (16.8)  
CPC 3 10 (10.2) 4 (3.7)  
CPC 4 26 (26.5) 4 (3.7)  
CPC 5 38 (38.8) 34 (31.8)  
CPC 1-2 24 (24.5) 64 (59.8)  
CPC 3-5 74 (75.5) 42 (39.2) < 0.01
  1. Neurological outcome assessed as cerebral performance category (CPC) at ICU discharge. Data are presented as absolute numbers and relative frequencies.