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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with brain death

From: Somatic survival and organ donation among brain-dead patients in the state of Qatar

Characteristics n (%)
Male 43 (81)
Female 10 (18.9)
Coronary care unit 1 (1.9)
Medical ICU 34 (63.0)
Trauma ICU 8 (14.8)
Surgical ICU 11 (20.4)
Organ donation 2 (6.6%)
Etiology of brain death
 Intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) and Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (SAH) 24 (45.3)
 Ischemic Stroke 9 (17)
 Traumatic brain Injury 8 (15.1)
 Cardiac arrest (Hypoxic encephalopathy) 5 (9.3)
 Meningoencephalitis 2 (3.8)
 Brain tumor with brain stem compression 1 (1.9)
 Smoke inhalation with diffuse brain edema 1 (1.9)
 Status asthmaticus 1 (1.9)
 Brain astrocytoma 1 (1.9)