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Table 3 Baseline characteristics at time of arrival to the EDa

From: Erratum to: Shock in the emergency department; a 12 year population based cohort study

Variable Total (%)
N (%) 1553 (100)
Age in years, Median (IQR) 70 (56–81)
Sex (%)
 Male 830 (53.4)
 Female 723 (46.6)
Age in age groups, yr. (%)
 18–39 147 (9.5)
 40–64 468 (30.1)
 65–84 691 (44.5)
 85+ 247 (15.9)
Charlson Comorbidity Index (%)
 0 477 (30.7)
 1 589 (37.9)
 > 2 487 (31.4)
Vital variables
 Systolic blood pressure, Median (IQR) 88 (80–94)
 Diastolic blood pressure, Median (IQR) 52 (44–62)
 Heart rate, Median (IQR) 101 (88–115)
Shock Index (SI), n (%)
 SI, Median (IQR) 1.2 (1.0–1.4)
 SI ≤ 0.7 68 (4.5)
 0.7 > SI ≤1 204 (13.4)
 SI >1.0 1245 (82.1)
Number of organ failures, n (%)
 1 1160 (74.7)
 2 311 (20.0)
 3+ 82 (5.3)
Site of organ failure (%)
 Cardiovascular 1245 (80.2)
 Renal 333 (21.4)
 Coagulation 387 (24.9)
 Hepatic 72 (4.6)
  1. aValues expressed as total number (fraction) and medians [25 percentile-75 percentile] as appropriate