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Table 2 Relationship of variables with ROSC and survival at discharge

From: Rhythms and prognosis of patients with cardiac arrest, emphasis on pseudo-pulseless electrical activity: another reason to use ultrasound in emergency rooms in Colombia

  Survival at discharge  
Variable Survive Dead P
Age& 68 (59-79) 71 (59-77) 0.888
Sex
 Male 10 (13.5%) 64 (86.5%) 0.195
 Female 8 (23.5%) 26 (76.5%)
Cardiac arrest timea 6 min (4-12) 15 min (10-21) < 0.001
Place of cardiac arrest
 In-hospital 15 (15.8%) 80 (84.2%) 0.451
 Out-of hospital 3 (23.1%) 10 (76.9%)
Cardiac arrest witnessed
 Yes 15 (16.3%) 77 (83.7%) 0.728
 No 3 (18.7%) 13 (81.2%)
Prior functional status
 Functional 18 (17.1%) 87 (82.9%) 1.0
 No functional 0 (0.0%) 3 (100%)
  1. aMedian (interquartile range)