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Table 2 Study outcomes

From: Effect of adjunctive corticosteroid on 28-day mortality in neutropenic patients with septic shock

  Original Propensity score matched
No-steroid
(n = 189)
Steroid
(n = 98)
p value No-steroid
(n = 50)
Steroid
(n = 50)
p value
28-day mortality 55 (29.1) 47 (48.0) 0.002 19 (38.0) 21 (42.0) 0.838
Length of ICU stay, days 8.8 ± 13.7 12.6 ± 14.2 0.066 10.9 ± 17.5 10.0 ± 12.1 0.639
Length of hospital stay, days 25.6 ± 26.2 29.0 ± 31. 6 0.358 25.8 ± 28.4 25.8 ± 26.6 0.976
Time to the shock resolution, days 3.0 ± 3.2 4.9 ± 4.7 0.001 3.4 ± 3.1 4.6 ± 5.0 0.110
Length of mechanical ventilation, days 13.0 ± 16.2 13.8 ± 15.0 0.760 14.4 ± 19.4 13.7 ± 15.8 0.665
  1. Data are presented as numbers (%) and mean ± standard deviation
  2. ICU, intensive care unit