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Table 2 Prevalence of the most important variables for 7-day mortality

From: Predicting mortality among septic patients presenting to the emergency department–a cross sectional analysis using machine learning

Variable Patients died within 7 days (%)
n = 63
Patients survived 7 days (%)
n = 382
Abnormal behaviour or level of consciousness 24 (38.1) 63 (16.5)
Abnormal verbal response 25 (39.7) 55 (14.4)
Arrival by EMS 59 (93.7) 264 (69.1)
Chills 2 (3.2) 91 (23.8)
Fever 18 (28.6) 234 (61.3)
Low oxygen saturation 20 (31.8) 35 (9.2)
  1. EMS= Emergency medical service