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Table 5 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) vital sign means for Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit, Cardiac Care Unit and other ICUs

From: Using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS/NEWS 2) in different Intensive Care Units (ICUs) to predict the discharge location of patients

Vital Sign CSRU mean (95% CI) CCU mean (95% CI) Other ICUs mean (95% CI)
Respiration (per min) 18.82 (18.65–18.99)* 20.25 (20.13–20.36)* 20.79 (20.74–20.85)*
O2 Saturation (%) 96.13 (96.04–96.23) 96.09 (96.02–96.16) 95.87 (95.85–95.90)*
Blood Pressure (mmHg) 111.93 (111.36–112.50)* 109.10 (108.67–109.54)* 117.24 (117.05–117.43)*
Heart Rate (bpm) 86.82 (86.28–87.37)* 87.86 (87.46–88.26)* 91.38 (91.21–91.54)*
GCS 7.86 (7.60-8.12)* 8.98 (8.80-9.16)* 8.46 (8.39-8.52)*
Temperature C 36.84 (36.79-36.88) 36.81 (36.76–36.86) 36.89 (36.87–36.91)
  1. *95% confidence intervals do not overlap