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Table 3 Probability of decrease in physical functional score 24 months after ICU discharge

From: Factors influencing physical functional status in intensive care unit survivors two years after discharge

Characteristic RR 95% CI p
Reason for ICU admission    
Medical and unplanned surgery (Karnofsky) 1.3 1.1 – 1.5 0.04
Medical and unplanned surgery (Lawton-ADL) 1.3 1.01 – 1.65 0.03
Neurological (Karnofsky) 2.6 1.8 – 3.6 < 0.001
Neurological (Lawton-ADL) 3.3 2.3 – 4.6 < 0.001
Trauma (Karnofsky) 2.7 1.6 – 4.6 < 0.001
Trauma (Lawton-ADL) 2.8 1.5 – 5.1 0.001
Age ≥ 65 years (Lawton-ADL) 1.4 1.07 – 1.86 0.01
MV ≥ 8 days (Lawton-ADL) 1.48 1.02 – 2.15 0.03
  1. ICU Intensive Care Unit, MV Mechanical Ventilation, RR Relative Risk.