Quartile 1 (n = 66) | Quartile 2 (n = 54) | Quartile 3 (n = 63) | Quartile 4 (n = 56) | p Value | |
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Quartile 1: Hct <35%; Quartile 2: Hct = 35–38%; Quartile 3: Hct = 39–42%; Quartile 4: Hct >42%. | |||||

Reproduced from McClellan et al.^{18} | |||||

Patients hospitalised | 53.0% | 38.9% | 38.1% | 21.4% | 0.005 |

Total per patient hospital days | 7.84 | 7.22 | 2.00 | 1.48 | 0.0008 |

Cardiac per patient hospital days | 2.77 | 5.53 | 1.55 | 1.05 | 0.03 |

Mortality | 15.1% | 18.5% | 12.7% | 3.6% | 0.09 |