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Table 1—

Baseline characteristics, admission diagnoses, and relevant clinical interventions employed for 52 MICU patients who were placed on the Yale IIP

CharacteristicIIP Patients
n 52 
Age (years) 59 ± 18 
Male sex 62 
Race:  
  Caucasian 63 
  African American 19 
  Hispanic 13 
  Other 
BMI (kg/m228.5 ± 8.3 
APACHE II score 23.9 ± 9.2 
Admission blood glucose level (mg/dl) 234 ± 149 
History of diabetes 56 
Primary diagnosis  
  Respiratory failure 36 
  Gastrointestinal hemorrhage 13 
  Sepsis/hypotension 
  Renal failure 
  Primary cardiovascular events 17 
  Other 24 
Clinical interventions  
  Corticosteroid therapy 52 
  Vasopressor therapy 25 
  Enteral nutrition 65 
  Parenteral nutrition 10 
CharacteristicIIP Patients
n 52 
Age (years) 59 ± 18 
Male sex 62 
Race:  
  Caucasian 63 
  African American 19 
  Hispanic 13 
  Other 
BMI (kg/m228.5 ± 8.3 
APACHE II score 23.9 ± 9.2 
Admission blood glucose level (mg/dl) 234 ± 149 
History of diabetes 56 
Primary diagnosis  
  Respiratory failure 36 
  Gastrointestinal hemorrhage 13 
  Sepsis/hypotension 
  Renal failure 
  Primary cardiovascular events 17 
  Other 24 
Clinical interventions  
  Corticosteroid therapy 52 
  Vasopressor therapy 25 
  Enteral nutrition 65 
  Parenteral nutrition 10 

Data are means ± SD or percent.

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