Table 2

Clinical characteristics of survivors and nonsurvivors

VariableSurvivorsNonsurvivorsP value
n3,112 (98.1)72 (1.9)
Age (years)56 ± 1665 ± 14<0.001
Sex: male/female (%)46/5467/33<0.001
Blood glucose (mg/dl)
    Before surgery118 ± 38132 ± 42<0.001
    Day of surgery138 ± 32143 ± 280.028
    After surgery (days 2–10)122 ± 28130 ± 270.007
ARF163 (5.2)22 (30.5)<0.001
Pneumonia194 (6.2)22 (30.5)<0.001
Sepsis95 (3)14 (19.4)<0.001
Acute myocardial infarction65 (2)7 (9.7)<0.001
Hospital LOS (days)7.2 ± 10.818 ± 24<0.001
ICU LOS (days)1.8 ± 6.414.7 ± 23<0.001
  • Data are n (%) or means ± SD.