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Table 3 Mortality and length of stay

From: Serum lactate is an independent predictor of hospital mortality in critically ill patients in the emergency department: a retrospective study

  <2 mmol/L (N = 150) 2–4 mmol/L (N = 150) >4 mmol/L (N = 150) p-value
Length of stay ED (hours) (Mean ± SD) 11.83 ± 21.05 11.71 ± 13.04 16.49 ± 16.83 0.025
Length of stay Hospital (days) (Mean ± SD) 7.80 ± 8.06 8.09 ± 8.78 10.36 ± 12.60 0.055
Mortality no.(%)
 Hospital 4 (2.7) 18 (12.0) 61 (40.7) <0.001
 72-h 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 25 (16.7) <0.001