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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients (n = 35). All data are expressed as n (%) unless specified

From: Implementation of the physical function ICU test tool in a resource constrained intensive care unit to promote early mobilisation of critically ill patients- a feasibility study

  Frequency
Gender
 Males 20 (57.1)
 Females 15 (42.9)
Age in years, median (IQR) 29 (24–45)
Location before admission
 Operating theatre 21 (60.0)
 Transfer from another hospital 6 (17.1)
 General ward 2 (5.7)
 Casualty 2 (5.7)
 Labour ward 4 (11.5)
Referring department
 Cardiothoracic 6 (17.1)
 General surgery 16 (45.7)
 Obstetrics and gynaecology 9 (25.7)
 Medical 4 (11.5)
Diagnostic category of patient’s condition
 Non-surgical patients (Respiratory Disease) 2 (5.7)
Surgical patients
 Laparotomy for Gastrointestinal disorders 14 (40.0)
 Thoracic and vascular 6 (17.1)
 Thyroidectomy 1 (2.9)
 Obstetrics and gynaecology 9 (25.7)
 Polytrauma 3 (8.6)
Outcome
 Discharged 30 (85.7)
 Deceased 5(14.3)