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Table 3 Incidence of death due to critical illness during the first 7 days in the ICU

From: Acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury are the most common causes of critical illness in the ICU and have high early mortality

Charateristics Number of cases in ICU/2 years Death during the first 7 days in the ICU/2 years Percentage (%) Mortality during the first 7 days/per100000 population members per year
Overall 1645 489 29.7 20.2
Sex
 Male 1015 313 30.8§ 12.9
 Female 630 176 27.9§ 7.3
Age
  > 65 years 701 243 34.7 10.0
 15 to 65 years 994 246 24.7 1.0
Types of critical illness
 SICH 427 180 42.2 7.4
 TBI 276 101 36.6 4.2
Heart failure/cardiovescular 140 61 43.6 2.5
Respiratory failure crisis 96 28 29.2 1.2
After surgery or intervention 89 10 11.2 0.4
GI bleedingwith shock 74 22 29.7 0.9
Cerebral infarction 120 21 17.5 0.9
Sepsis / septic shock 48 21 43.8 0.9
Pesticides/ drug poisoning 73 11 15.1 0.5
Coma of unknown origin 35 9 25.7 0.4
Trauma 121 8 6.6 0.3
Any cancer 32 7 21.9 0.3
SAH 30 7 23.3 0.3
Metabolic dysfunction 61 2 3.3 0.1
Status epilepticus 16 1 6.2 0.04
Other 7 0 0 0.0
  1. §p < 0.005; p < 0.0001
  2. ICU intensive care unit, SICH spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, TBI traumatic brain injury