Table 1

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicAll patients (n=1818)Died in hospital (n=265)Admitted to ICU (n=52)
Age68 (19)78 (13)55 (17)
Female886 (49%)126 (48%)29 (55%)
Suspected infection source
 Respiratory527 (29%)97 (37%)20 (38%)
 Urinary193 (11%)22 (8%)3 (6%)
 Intra-abdominal94 (5%)15 (6%)6 (11%)
 Skin/soft tissue70 (4%)4 (2%)1 (2%)
 Other131 (7%)9 (3%)4 (8%)
 Unknown406 (22%)60 (23%)9 (17%)
 Missing397 (22%)58 (22%)10 (19%)
qSOFA≥2421 (23%)98 (37%)19 (36%)
SIRS≥21436 (79%)211 (80%)45 (85%)
NEWS≥51076 (59%)195 (74%)41 (77%)
ICU admission53 (3%)17 (7%)53 (100%)
Inhospital death265 (15%)265 (100%)17 (32%)
  • Data are presented as n (%) or mean (SD).

  • ICU, intensive care unit; NEWS, National Early Warning Score; qSOFA, quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment; SIRS, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome.