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Table 3 Outcomes

From: Tight computerized versus conventional glucose control in the ICU: a randomized controlled trial

Variable TGC (n = 1,336) CGC (n = 1,312) p value
Death: no. of patients/total no. (%)
  At day 90 431/1,336 (32.3 %) 447/1,312 (34.1 %) 0.32
  At day 28 326/1,336 (24.4 %) 328/1,312 (25.0 %) 0.72
  In ICU 302/1,336 (22.6 %) 310/1,312 (23.6 %) 0.53
  In hospital 376/1,336 (28.1 %) 393/1,312 (30.0 %) 0.30
SOFAa 0.048
  Day 1: median (IQR) 8 (5–11) (n = 1,287) 8 (5–11) (n = 1,264)  
  Day 3: median (IQR) 7 (3–10) (n = 1,210) 6 (3–10) (n = 1,164)  
  Day 7: median (IQR) 5 (3–8) (n = 826) 5 (2–9) (n = 751)  
  Day 14: median (IQR) 4 (2–7) (n = 448) 4 (2–7) (n = 420)  
28-day-ICU-free days: median (IQR) 14 (0–22) 13 (0–23) 0.98
28-day-hospital-free days: median (IQR) 0 (0–11.5) 0 (0–11) 0.41
28-day-ventilator-free days: median (IQR) 18 (0–25) 18 (0–25) 0.82
28-day-free-of-catecholamines days: median (IQR) 24 (0–28) 24 (0–28) 0.48
28-day life-support-free-days: median (IQR) 16 (0–24) 17 (0–24) 0.86
Days with antibiotics in ICU: median (IQR) 3 (3–11) 6 (2–11) 0.22
Bacteremia: no. of patients/total no. (%) 183/1,335 (13.7 %) 172/1,311 (13.1 %) 0.66
Tracheotomy: no. of patients/total no. (%) 144/1,335 (10.8 %) 135/1,311 (10.3 %) 0.68
Transfusion of red cells: no. of patients/total no. (%) 440/1,272 (34.6 %) 452/1,234 (36.6 %) 0.29
Units of packed red cells: median (IQR) 4 (2–6) 4 (2–8) 0.19
  1. TGC Tight computerized glucose control, CGC conventional non-computerized glucose control, ICU intensive care unit, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, IQR interquartile range
  2. aFor the SOFA (Sequential Organ Failure Assessment) score, the p value is associated to the group–time interaction term