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Table 5 Mortality among septic patients identified by SOFA or SIRS criteria

From: Microbiological findings in emergency department patients with sepsis identified by the Sepsis-3 criteria: a single-center prospective population-based cohort study

  SOFA, n (%, 95% CI)
n = 466
SIRS, n (95% CI)
n = 398
Difference (95% CI)
28-day mortality, n (%) 67(14.4; 11.3–17.9) 19(4.8; 2.9–7.4) 9.6(5.8–13.4)
In-hospital death, n (%) 37(7.9; 5.7–10.8) 6(1.5; 0.6–3.3) 6.4(3.7–9.1)
  1. CI confidence interval, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome