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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics

From: Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin values alone and combined with Prognostic Index predict septic AKI, DIC, and shock: a pilot study

Variable n = 44
Age (years) 74.0 (63.8–78.8)
Gender (male) (%) 29 (65.9)
Cancer (%) 27 (61.4)
Coronary artery disease (%) 1 (2.3)
Diabetes mellitus (%) 4 (9.1)
Hypertension (%) 10 (25.0)
Albumin (g/dL) 2.3 (1.8–3.1)
CRP (mg/dL) 9.3 (2.5–19.0)
WBC (× 109 l−1) 11.8 (5.7–17.8)
Neutrophil count (× 109 l−1) 8.8 (2.9–15.7)
Lymphocyte count (× 109 l−1) 0.5 (0.2–0.7)
Platelet count (× 104 mm−3) 17.8 (11.4–25.3)
Fibrinogen (mg/dL) 537 (318–730)
Survival (deceased) (%) 12 (27.3)
Septic AKI (%) 20 (45.5)
Septic ARDS (%) 5 (11.4)
Septic shock (%) 27 (61.4)
Septic DIC (%) 15 (34.1)
NGAL: Day 1 (ng/mL) 247.9 (77.1–634.6)
NGAL: Day 2 (ng/mL) 268.9 (127.9–1098.9)
NGAL: Day 3 (ng/mL) 123.8 (63.1–461.7)
NGAL: Day 4 (ng/mL) 120.7 (50.2–638.1)
ΔNGAL: Day 2-Day 1 (ng/mL) 0.5 (−140.6–129.4)
ΔNGAL: Day 3-Day 1 (ng/mL) −10.6 (−198.2–90.7)
ΔNGAL: Day 4-Day 1 (ng/mL) −14.75 (−312.4–86.3)
GPS 1 (1–2)
NLR 17.7 (5.3–37.7)
PLR 373.0 (195.7–540.9)
PI 1 (0–2)
PNI 26.5 (20.2–33.6)
SOFA 9 (6–11)
qSOFA 2 (1–3)
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, WBC white blood cell, AKI acute kidney injury, ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome, DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation, NGAL neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, GPS Glasgow prognostic score, NLR neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, PLR platelet to lymphocyte ratio, PI prognostic index, PNI prognostic nutritional index, qSOFA quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment