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Table 4 In-hospital mortality among the different lactate groups stratified to ages ≥65 and <65 yrs., infected/non-Infected and SBP <90 mmHg and ≥90 mmHg

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

Hospital mortality
Lactate <2 mmol/L (N = 150) 2-4 mmol/L (N = 150) >4 mmol/L (N = 150) P-value
Strata no.(%)
Age (years) <65 2 (3.1) 3 (6.8) 18 (36.0) <0.001
≥65 2 (2.3) 15 (14.2) 43 (43.0) <0.001
Infection Yes 2 (1.7) 17 (13.4) 47 (40.9) <0.001
No 2 (6.5) 1 (4.3) 14 (40.0) <0.001
SBP (mmHg) SBP < 90 3 (15.0) 2 (11.1) 10 (35.7) 0.092
SBP ≥ 90 1 (0.8) 16 (12.1) 44 (38.3) <0.001
Total 4 (2.7) 18 (12.0) 61 (40.7) <0.001