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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Prevalence, outcomes and factors associated with adult in hospital cardiac arrests in a low-income country tertiary hospital: a prospective observational study

Variable Distribution (n = 190)
  n (%)
Age (years)  
18–44 119 (62.6 %)
45–65 37 (19.5 %)
>65 23 (12.1 %)
Unknown 11(5.8 %)
Sex  
Male 136 (71.6 %)
Female 54 (28.4 %)
Unit/Ward  
ICU 20 (10.5 %)
Emergency wards 158 (83.2 %)
Theater 12 (6.3 %)
Duration of illness in days  
≤ 7 139 (74.3 %)
> 7 48 (25.7 %)
Trauma type  
Head injury 50 (76.9 %)
Multiple trauma 15 (23.1 %)
  1. ICU Intensive care unit