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Table 2 Clinical description of the patients’outcomes and reasons for delay in intervention

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

Description Discharged Deceased Test
Duration on mechanical ventilation in days, median (IQR) 2 (1–5) 8 (3–9) U = 39.0 p = 0.27
Length of stay in the unit in days, median (IQR) 4 (2–7) 9 (7–9) U = 51.0 p = 0.26
Number of days prior to treatment, median (IQR) 1 (1–5) 8 (3–9) U = 37.5 p = .08.
Reason for delay in intervention
 Sedated 13 (37.1) 1 (2.9)  
 Cardiovascular instability 7 (20.0) 2 (5.7)  
 Non delay in intervention 4 (11.4)   
 Sedated and cardiovascular instability 4 (11.4) 2 (5.7)  
 Respiratory distress 1 (2.9)   
 Pain 1 (2.9)   
Number of days physiotherapy treatment was done, median (IQR) 3 (2–3) 0 (0–3) U = 49.5, p = .22