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Table 4 Laboratory data at ICU admission

From: Prognostic factors for the short-term mortality of patients with rheumatoid arthritis admitted to intensive care units

  30-day mortality
ICU admission day 1 ICU admission day 2
Survivors
(n = 52)
Nonsurvivors (n = 15) P-value Survivors
(n = 52)
Nonsurvivors (n = 15) P value
White blood cell (/μL) 10,346 ± 5830
(8990, 400–25,630)
13,549 ± 7284
(12,000, 4510–33,900)
0.0810 11,433 ± 5106
(10,845, 740–27,740)
13,577 ± 8145
(12,150, 6470–39,990)
0.4890
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 10.5 ± 2.2
(10.9, 5.8–13.8)
10.5 ± 2.2
(10.1, 7.7–16.0)
0.6572 10.2 ± 1.7
(10.5, 6.8–14.0)
10.3 ± 2.3
(10.2, 5.6–13.9)
0.9281
Platelet (× 103/μL) 178 ± 120
(137, 25–567)
113 ± 93
(111, 20–371)
0.0365 159 ± 110
(126, 16–586)
98 ± 63
(97, 11–211)
0.0446
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 6.3 ± 7.6
(3.9, 0.01–28.7)
11.6 ± 15.0
(7.1, 0.1–51.0)
0.1552 10.1 ± 8.0
(9.3, 0.06–27.0)
11.6 ± 15.2
(7.3, 0.2–58.3)
0.6410
Total protein (g/dL) 6.0 ± 1.1
(6.3, 3.7–8.0)
5.0 ± 1.3
(4.8, 2.0–7.3)
0.0063 5.5 ± 0.9
(5.6, 3.3–7.1)
5.0 ± 0.8
(4.8, 4.0–6.4)
0.0540
Albumin (g/dL) 3.2 ± 0.8
(3.3, 1.4–4.6)
2.4 ± 0.8
(2.3, 0.7–3.8)
0.0016 3.0 ± 0.7
(2.9, 1.5–5.0)
2.7 ± 0.6
(2.8, 1.8–3.7)
0.3947
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dL) 27.9 ± 18.0
(22, 4–95)
44.6 ± 34.7
(35, 2–118)
0.0758 28.8 ± 17.8
(24, 10–77)
46.5 ± 30.3
(37, 6–116)
0.0139
Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.5 ± 1.5
(0.9, 0.4–7.6)
2.5 ± 2.4
(1.9, 0.6–10.0)
0.0665 1.4 ± 1.2
(0.9, 0.3–5.1)
2.3 ± 1.6
(1.8, 0.7–6.3)
0.0101
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.9 ± 0.7
(0.8, 0.1–4.1)
3.6 ± 4.5
(0.9, 0.2–12.7)
0.4973 1.1 ± 0.9
(0.9, 0.2–4.8)
3.7 ± 4.4
(1.4, 0.2–12.1)
0.1398
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L) 367.3 ± 249.6
(314, 112–1439)
506.3 ± 413.7
(409, 206–1953)
0.1011 348.8 ± 166.4
(312, 100–837)
604.0 ± 583.9
(424, 189–2159)
0.1027
PT-INR 1.2 ± 0.2
(1.1, 0.9–2.2)
1.7 ± 1.0
(1.5, 1.1–5.0)
0.0003 1.2 ± 0.5
(1.1, 0.9–4.2)
1.4 ± 0.4
(1.2, 1.0–2.7)
0.0171
  1. Data represent means ± SD (median, range)
  2. ICU intensive care unit, PT-INR prothrombin time-international normalized ratio