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Table 2 Characteristics of ICU patients

From: Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in next of kin during suspension of ICU visits during the COVID-19 pandemic: a prospective observational study

  N Value
Age, years 62 69 (53–75)
Female gender, no. (%) 62 14 (22.6)
Emergency admission, no. (%) 62 52 (83.9)
Surgical base diagnosis, no. (%) 62 37 (59.7)
APACHE II 61 25.8 + 7.9
SAPS II 62 49.3 + 17.4
COVID-19 positive, no. (%) 62 8 (12.9)
Admission after surgery, no. (%) 62 27 (43.6)
Mechanical ventilation, no. (%) 62 44 (71.0)
Duration of mechanical ventilation, hours 44 32.8 (10.9–111.9)
ICU length of stay, days 62 2.87 (1.1–8.4)
Died in ICU, no. (%) 62 4 (6.5)
  1. Age, duration of mechanical ventilation, and length of stay are expressed as median and interquartile range; the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) score and the Simplified Acute Physiology Score II (SAPS II) are expressed as mean and standard deviation