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Table 1 Patient Demographics

From: Head CT is of limited diagnostic value in critically ill patients who remain unresponsive after discontinuation of sedation

  Patients who required head CT (n = 42)
n (%)
Patients who did not require head CT (n = 102)
n (%)
Age 62.6 ± 13.0 years 60.9 ± 10.4 years
Gender   
Male 24 (57) 53 (52)
Female 18 (43) 49 (48)
Race   
Caucasian 19 (46) 49 (48)
African-American 8 (19) 24 (23)
Hispanic 8 (19) 16 (16)
Asian 7 (16) 13 (13)
Etiology of respiratory failure   
Pneumonia 25 (60) 51 (50)
Extrapulmonary sepsis 7 (16) 22 (21)
Heart failure 5 (12) 8 (8)
Post-procedure 2 (5) 6 (6)
Variceal bleeding 2 (5) 5 (5)
Connective tissue disease 1 (2) 5 (5)
Neuromuscular disease 0 (0) 4 (4)