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Table 2 Demographics and patient characteristics

From: Anion gap, anion gap corrected for albumin, base deficit and unmeasured anions in critically ill patients: implications on the assessment of metabolic acidosis and the diagnosis of hyperlactatemia

Age, years 62.2 (15.7)
Gender (% male) 59.7%
Ethnicity  
   European American 42.7%
   African American 51.0%
   Hispanic 4.9%
   Asian American 0.7%
Surgical Patients 56.2%
Serum Albumin, g/dL 2.5 (0.86)
Serum lactate, mmol/L 2.11 (2.6)
Base Deficit 1.50 (5.4)
Anion Gap 9.0 (5.1)
Albumin Corrected Anion Gap 14.1 (3.8)
APACHE II Score 12.8 (7.7)
Mean (s.d.)  
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