Groups Group I (n=73) Group II (n=64) Group IIIa (n=58) Group IIIb (n=9) F-value p-value
M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD
APACHE II Score 3.38 ± 1.32 a 8.06 ± 1.78b 16.23 ± 3.99c 35.67 ± 6.1d 498.51 0.000*
M= Mean SD= Standard Deviation *= There is a significant difference by using One Way ANOVA at p< 0.05 The same letter means that there is no significant difference between the two groups by using Duncan multiple comparison test at p<0.05 The different letters means that there is a significant difference between the two groups by using Duncan multiple comparison test at p<0.05 Group I: Patients in Emergency Room (ER) and discharged Group II: Patients admitted to inpatient unit Group IIIa: Patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) and survived Group IIIb: Patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) and died
Table 3: Comparison between studied groups as regards the APACHE II score.