Table 3—

Treatment success rates and mean length of stay

Evaluated patientsControlsp-value
Patients n205433
Cure n168293
Failure37 (18.04)140 (32.33)<0.001
Mortality or AMA21 (10.24)102 (23.55)<0.001
Length of stay days12.35±3.6214.86±3.940.0076
Duration of mechanical ventilation days4.28±1.3#5.39±1.80.09
  • Data are presented as n (%) or mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. AMA: patients left hospital against medical advice. #: n = 25; : n = 52.