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Table 2 Disease etiology of the study population leading to ICU admission

From: Elevated MR-proANP plasma concentrations are associated with sepsis and predict mortality in critically ill patients

  Sepsis, n (%), n = 144 Non-sepsis, n (%), n = 73
Etiology of sepsis critical illness
 Site of infection
  Pulmonary 73 (51%)  
  Abdominal 26 (18%)  
  Urogenital 11 (8%)  
  Other 34 (23%)  
Etiology of non-sepsis critical illness
  Cardio-pulmonary disorder   29 (40%)
  Acute pancreatitis   10 (14%)
  Acute liver failure   4 (5.5%)
  Decompensated liver cirrhosis   9 (12%)
  Severe gastrointestinal hemorrhage   4 (5.5%)
  Non-sepsis other   17 (23%)