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Table 1 Demographic summary of WMH ICU population

From: Improving delirium care in the intensive care unit: The design of a pragmatic study

Variable SICU MICU + CCU PICU
Number of beds 8 14 29
Average monthly admission 40 67 228
Female 35% 38% 42%
Age    
   - < 60 72% 71% 70%
   - 61-80 27% 25% 26%
   - > 80 1% 4% 4%
Admitted from    
   - ER 55% 61% 52%
   - Non-ICU wards 20% 19% 12%
   - Other 1% 20% 36%
Mean length of ICU stay, days 5.96 6.10 3.72
Discharge location    
   - Home or other facility 12% 14% 38%
   - Regular hospital wards 29% 22% 51%
   - PICU 47% 50% --
   - Other 12% 12% 11%
ICU mortality rate 11% 12% 1.3%
  1. *SICU = Surgical intensive care unit; MICU = Medical intensive care unit; CCU = Coronary care unit; PICU = Progressive intensive care unit; ER = Emergency room