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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Intensive care–treated cardiac arrest: a retrospective study on the impact of extended age on mortality, neurological outcome, received treatments and healthcare-associated costs

  Age < 75 (n = 1073) Age ≥75 (n = 212) p
Women, % (n) 26 (281) 33 (70) 0.041
Location of arrest, % (n)    < 0.001
 OHCA 64 (691) 43 (92)  
 IHCA 27 (286) 46 (97)  
 ICUCA 9 (96) 11 (23)  
Witnessed arrest, % (n) a 87 (935) 91 (193) 0.130
Initial cardiac-arrest rhythm, % (n)    < 0.001
 Shockable (VT or VF) 60 (641) 44 (94)  
 Non-Shockable (all other rhythms) 35 (378) 49 (104)  
 Unknown 5 (54) 6.6 (14)  
Time to ROSC in minutes, median (IQR) b 16 (10–23) 10 (5–18) < 0.001
Independent preadmission functional status % (n)c 90 (960) 75 (158) < 0.001
  1. a 2 % of patients are missing this information
  2. b 9,5 % of patients are missing this information
  3. c 4.7 % of patients are missing this information