Table 1

Demographics and clinical features at presentation

VariableDied (%)Discharged (%)Total (%)
Admission hospital2508
 A174 (40.6)255 (59.4)429 (17.1)
 B165 (38.9)259 (61.1)424 (16.9)
 C96 (39.8)145 (60.2)241 (9.6)
 D78 (32.9)159 (67.1)237 (9.4)
 E97 (42.9)129 (57.1)226 (9.0)
 F46 (27.1)124 (72.9)170 (6.8)
 G35 (22.4)121 (77.6)156 (6.2)
 H48 (33.3)96 (66.7)144 (5.7)
 I19 (22.6)65 (77.4)84 (3.3)
 J22 (27.2)59 (72.8)81 (3.2)
 K35 (43.2)46 (56.8)81 (3.2)
 L24 (32.0)51 (68.0)75 (3.0)
 M14 (21.2)52 (78.8)66 (2.6)
 N24 (38.7)38 (61.3)62 (2.5)
 O6 (25.0)18 (75.0)24 (1.0)
 P*2 (25.0)6 (75.0)8 (0.3)
Age group (years)
 <65115 (14.7)667 (85.3)782 (31.2)
 65–75305 (44.4)382 (55.6)687 (27.4)
 75–85273 (50.6)267 (49.4)540 (21.5)
 >85192 (38.5)307 (61.5)499 (19.9)
Sex
 Female377 (32.9)768 (67.1)1145 (45.7)
 Male508 (37.3)855 (62.7)1363 (54.3)
Median comorbidity count (IQR)3 (2–4)2 (0.5–3.5)2 (0.5–3.5)
Supplementary fields
WIMD†
 Q1—most deprived265 (33.9)517 (66.2)782 (31.2)
 Q2251 (38.0)409 (62.0)660 (26.3)
 Q3163 (34.5)310 (65.5)473 (18.9)
 Q4—least deprived168 (35.7)302 (64.3)470 (18.7)
 WIMD unrecorded38 (30.9)85 (69.1)123 (4.9)
CFS score
 1—very fit21 (12.8)143 (87.2)164 (6.5)
 2—fit32 (16.1)167 (83.9)199 (7.9)
 3—managing well47 (27.3)125 (72.7)172 (6.9)
 4—vulnerable63 (39.9)95 (60.1)158 (6.3)
 5—mildly frail70 (52.6)63 (47.4)133 (5.3)
 6—frail117 (49.6)119 (50.4)236 (9.4)
 7—severely frail87 (50.0)87 (50.0)174 (6.9)
 8—very severely frail36 (62.1)22 (37.9)58 (2.3)
 9—terminally ill7 (63.6)4 (36.4)11 (0.4)
 CFS score unrecorded405 (33.7)798 (66.3)1203 (48.0)
Ceiling of care
 Intensive care102 (30.0)238 (70.0)340 (13.6)
 Ward (CPAP)98 (42.2)134 (57.8)232 (9.2)
 Ward (no CPAP)572 (41.2)817 (58.8)1389 (55.4)
 Ceiling of care unrecorded113 (20.7)434 (79.3)547 (21.8)
  • *Represents three combined centres (<5 patients each).

  • †WIMD, 1=most deprived, 1909=least deprived.

  • CFS, Clinical Frailty Scale; CPAP, continuous positive airway pressure; WIMD, Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation.