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Table 2 Treatments and outcomes by platelet count category

From: Thrombocytopenia and platelet course on hospital mortality in neurological intensive care unit: a retrospective observational study from large database

 TP – TP
(N = 817)
TP – NTP
(N = 666)
NTP – TP
(N = 980)
NTP – NTP
(N = 4, 987)
P value
Treatments, (n (%))
 Mechanical Ventilation186 (23)232 (35)373 (38)1037 (21)< 0.001
 Use of vasopressors76 (9)67 (10)149 (15)254 (5)< 0.001
 RBC transfusion45 (6)37 (6)41 (4)65 (1)< 0.001
 Platelet transfusion31 (4)14 (2)12 (1)43 (1)< 0.001
 Hypertonic saline8 (1)16 (2)43 (4)96 (2)< 0.001
 Mannitol9 (1)10 (2)40 (4)93 (2)< 0.001
 Glucocorticoid40 (5)26 (4)56 (6)298 (6)0.128
 Heparin31 (4)68 (10)82 (8)379 (8)< 0.001
Outcomes
 ICU mortality, n (%)61 (7)23 (3)87 (9)156 (3)< 0.001
 Hospital mortality, n (%)125 (15)42 (6)158 (16)321 (6)< 0.001
 ICU length of stay, d, median, [IQR]2 (2, 4)4 (2, 8)4 (3, 9)3 (2, 5)< 0.001
 Hospital length of stay, d, median, [IQR]6 (4, 9)10 (7, 16)9 (6, 16)6 (4, 10)< 0.001
Hospital discharge location among survivors, n (%)< 0.001
 Home395 (48)239 (36)363 (37)2546 (51) 
 Rehabilitation53 (6)105 (16)123 (13)613 (12) 
 Nursing Home4 (0)7 (1)7 (1)24 (0) 
 Skilled Nursing Facility140 (17)146 (22)167 (17)809 (16) 
 Other100 (12)127 (19)162 (17)674 (14) 
  1. TP Thrombocytopenia, NTP Non thrombocytopenia, IQR Interquartile range, RBC Red blood cell, ICU Intensive care unit