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Table 3 ICU outcome data of the two groups (case: beta-blockers, control: non-beta-blockers)

From: The safety of beta-blocker use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with respiratory failure in the intensive care unit

Outcome Case, n = 74 Control, n = 114 p
Application of NIV, n (%) 67 (90.5) 87 (76.3) 0.013
NIV duration, day 6 (3–7) 5 (2–8) 0.84
Application of IMV, n (%) 25 (33.8) 40 (35.1) 0.85
IMV duration, day, median (quartile 1–3) 2 (1–5) 5 (2–9) 0.10
Length of ICU stay, median (quartile 1–3) 6 (4–10) 7 (4–10) 0.69
ICU mortality, % 17.6 15.8 0.75
Hospital mortality, % 18.9 19.3 0.95
30 day mortality, % 20.0 (12/60) 11.0 (10/91) 0.13
  1. ICU, intensive care unit; IMV, Invasive mechanical ventilation, NIV, noninvasive mechanical ventilation.