Table 2—

In-hospital outcomes, grouped by admission glucose level

Admission glucose (mmol/l)
≤6.16.11–11.011.01–13.99≥14.0
n8241,368132147
Died891312
Length of stay [median days (IQR)]6 (3–12)6 (3–11)8 (4–15)8 (3–15)
Complications
    At least one in-hospital complication*21232929
    Cardiac complication (acute coronary syndrome and/or heart failure)461110
    Nosocomial infection (nonpulmonary)2263
Milestones
    Failed to meet all milestones15141823
Specific milestones not met
    Temperature <37.5°C86812
    Respiratory rate <24/min87913
    Able to take oral fluids1081015
    Oxygen saturation returned to baseline11101419
  • Data are expressed as percentages, unless otherwise indicated.

  • *

    * In-hospital complications do not include abnormalities of blood glucose.