n=112 | |
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Gender, men | 76 (68) |

Age, years | 62 (49–71) |

BMI, kg/m^{2}
| 24 (22–29) |

Tobacco smoking, n (%) | 48 (43) |

Comorbidities | |

COPD, n (%) | 24 (21) |

Diabetes, n (%) | 24 (21) |

Cirrhosis, n (%) | 17 (15) |

Sepsis on admission to ICU, n (%) | 51 (46) |

SAPS 2 | 55 (33–71) |

Primary indication for mechanical ventilation | |

Shock, n (%) | 52 (46) |

Coma, n (%) | 25 (22) |

Acute respiratory failure, n (%) | 37 (32) |

Continuous variables are presented as median (IQR) and categorical variables as absolute and relative frequency.

BMI, body mass index; ICU, intensive care unit; SAPS 2, Simplified Acute Physiology Score.