Table 4 : Outcome values for the entire patient cohort, showing Murray and SOFA scores at admission, their maximal values (max.) during hospitalization and the days after admission at which the maximal values were reached (day max.).


Outcome Total BMI 18.5–25 kg/m2 BMI 25–30 kg/m2 BMI >30 kg/m2 p-value Kolmogorov-Smirnov Bonferroni
BMI 18.5-25
vs. BMI 25-30
Bonferroni
BMI 18.5-25
vs. BMI >30
Bonferroni
BMI 25-30 vs. BMI  >30

Death [N, (%)] 114 (17.5%) 57 (15.1%) 47 (21.0%) 10 (20.4%) 0.181 * 0.000 - - -
Day of death [d] 4.7 ± 1.3 4.5 ± 1.8 5.7 ± 2.3 2.7 ± 1.7 0.765 0.000 ns. ns. ns.
Hospitalization [d] 25.8 ± 1.1 24.1 ± 1.2 27.7 ± 2.5 29.2 ± 3.6 0.228 0.000 ns. ns. ns.
Intensive care stay [d] 11.6 ± 0.5 10.7 ± 0.6 12.6 ± 0.9 13.1 ± 2.2 0.164 0.000 ns. ns. ns.
Ventilation [d] 6.7 ± 0.4 5.9 ± 0.4 7.7 ± 0.8 7.9 ± 1.6 0.044 0.000 ns. ns. ns.
Murray score (admission) 0.9 ± 0.0 0.8 ± 0.0 0.9 ± 0.1 1.0 ± 0.1 0.043 0.000 ns. ns. ns.
Murray score (max.) 1.4 ± 0.0 1.2 ± 0.0 1.6 ± 0.1 1.5 ± 0.1 0.000 0.000 0.000 ns. ns.
Murray score (day max.) [n] 2.8 ± 0.2 2.6 ± 0.2 3.3 ± 0.3 3.0 ± 0.6 0.113 0.000 ns. ns. ns.
SOFA (admission) 6.1 ± 0.2 5.9 ± 0.2 6.2 ± 0.3 6.5 ± 0.6 0.517 0.000 ns. ns. ns.
SOFA (max.) 7.6 ± 0.2 7.1 ± 0.2 8.2 ± 0.3 7.9 ± 0.6 0.017 0.000 0.018 ns. ns.
SOFA (day max.) [n] 2.1 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.2 2.5 ± 0.3 1.9 ± 0.4 0.087 0.000 ns. ns. ns.

Data are given as means ± SEM, *χ2.

Mica et al.Global Epidemic Obesity  2013 1:3DOI : 10.7243/2052-5966-1-3