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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Erratum: Concordance and limits between transcutaneous and arterial carbon dioxide pressure in emergency department patients with acute respiratory failure: a single-center, prospective, and observational study

Male sex, no. (%) 51 (57)
Age, mean (± SD) - year 76 (15)
Past medical history, no. (%)
Acute pulmonary edema 27 (29)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 27 (29)
Ischemic heart disease 21 (23)
Home oxygen 16 (17)
Clinical data at admission, median (IQR)
Heart rate - beats/min. 94 (80–110)
Systolic blood pressure - mm Hg 122 (106–144)
Diastolic blood pressure - mm Hg 69 (60–78)
Respiratory rate - breaths/min. 24 (19–28)
Glasgow coma scale 15 (14–15)
Temperature - °C 37.0 (36.2–37.6)
Laboratory values, median (IQR)
PaCO2 - mm Hg 46.2 (37.6–66.8)
PtCO2 - mm Hg 47.2 (42.1–60.0)
PaO2 - mm Hg 73.5 (63.0–89.0)
pH 7.37 (7.30–7.43)
HCO3 - mEq/L 26.0 (22.8–29.7)
Base excess - mmol/L 1.9 (-1.9–5.8)
Lactate - mmol/L 1.3 (0.7–2.2)
Hemoglobin - g/dL 12.3 (10.9–13.8)
White blood cells - G/L 12.4 (7.9–15.5)
C-reactive protein 41 (8–122)
Glycemia - g/L 1.4 (1.2–1.7)
Brain natriuretic peptide - ng/L 1704 (579–6200)
Diagnosis, no. (%)
Heart failure 25 (27)
COPD 14 (15)
Pneumonia 42 (46)
Pulmonary embolism 5 (5)
Outcome, no. (%)
Noninvasive ventilation required 41 (45)
Intubation required 4 (4)
Admitted to hospital 61 (66)
Admitted to ICU 19 (21)
Discharged from ED 10 (11)
Death at the ED 2 (2)
Inpatient mortality 9 (10)