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Table 2 Acutely admitted medical patients stratified in relation to surgery

From: suPAR is associated with risk of future acute surgery and post-operative mortality in acutely admitted medical patients

Characteristics No surgery (n = 13,544) Acute surgery (n = 2404) p-valuea Elective surgery (n = 1364) p-valueb
Male sex, n (%) 6308 (46.6) 1113 (46.3) 0.80 697 (51.1) 0.0014
Age, median (IQR) 60.0 (41.8–76.1) 66.4 (47.4–78.8) < 0.0001 64.9 (51.7–74.5) < 0.0001
CRP, median (IQR) 5 (1–26) 12 (3–61) < 0.0001 5 (1–22) 0.30
suPAR, median (IQR) 2.7 (1.9–4.0) 3.6 (2.4–5.7) < 0.0001 2.9 (2.1–4.2) < 0.0001
Charlson score, median (IQR) 0 (0–1) 0 (0–2) < 0.0001 0 (0–1) < 0.0001
Mortality rate per person-year 0.12 0.37 < 0.0001 0.13 0.60
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, IQR interquartile range, suPAR soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor
  2. aAcute surgery compared to no surgery
  3. bElective surgery compared to no surgery