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  Total group Subgroups P*
Survivor Non survivor
LOS (day)
n
11.88 (14.31)
274
10.15 (10.27)
172
14.81 (18.99)
102
0.02344
Age (year)
n
65.37 (16.76)
274
62.27 (16.96)
172
70.60 (15.11)
102
0.00004
RDW-0
n
15.57 (3.04)
274
15.47 (3.34)
172
15.73 (2.46)
102
NS
RDW-4
n
15.88 (3.11)
251
15.66 (3.21)
162
16.29 (2.89)
89
NS
RDW-10
n
16.14 (2.83)
123
16.11 (3.34)
68
16.18 (2.05)
55
NS
RDW-20
n
16.35 (2.88)
41
16.51 (2.96)
21
16.18 (2.85)
20
NS
RDW-30
n
16.56 (3.61)
17
15.50 (3.08)
9
17.76 (3.97)
8
NS
RDW-last
n
15.98 (2.99)
274
15.53 (3.01)
172
16.73 (2.82)
102
0.00126
RDW-last%
n
103.39 (12.11)
274
101.35 (11.57)
172
106.83 (12.28)
102
0.00026
 

Table 1. The red cell distribution width (RDW) values of the patients. Mean (SD)


*: P values related to the comparison of the survivor and non survivor subgroups were determined using the Student’s t test or Mann Whitney U test

LOS: Length of stay

RDW-0, RDW-4, RDW-10, RDW-20, RDW-30 values: On ICU admission, 4th, 10th, 20th and 30th days in ICU, respectively

RDW-last: The last blood sample

RDW-last%: The percentage of RDW-last/RDW-0

NS: Non significant